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Benda Bilili

A simple story brilliantly told about rags to riches as a documentary crew follow some aspiring Columbian musicians. The general rule of thumb is that documentaries are designed to inform and, by their very nature, document a s...
 
 
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Win Win

Paul Giamatti is Hollywood’s go to man if you want a grumpy sad sack dealing with a mid-life crisis – Sideways, American Splendor, Barney’s Version – you name it, he’s been miserable in it.
 

 
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Love Like Poison

Love Like Poison tells the simple, aching tale of fourteen year old Anna’s fading childhood, as she has her first sexual experiences against the backdrop of her crumbling family life. Marking director Katell Quillévéré’s featur...
 
 
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Biutiful

A grueling vision of one man’s journey towards death.
 

 
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The Ward

John Carpenter returns, again, with young girls running in dark corridors to almost find his former glories.
 
 
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The Next Three Days DVD/Blu-Ray

Russell Crowe stars in the remake of Pour Elle to create a taut and exciting thriller.
 

 
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Take Me Home Tonight

John Hughes made some of the best teen movies of the 80s. His work is often imitated but rarely equalled (although credit must go to the recent Easy A for being a film worthy of its roots). And so we come to Take Me Home Tonigh...
 
 
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Vidal Sassoon: The…

By Laura Murphy. If the filamentous wisps of lifeless hair upon your head are lucky enough to see shampoo once a month, a pair of scissors once every four years and a tin of hairspray once, a very long time ago, when you were i...
 

 
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Cyrus DVD/ BR

Mumblecore comes to the mainstream in a romantic dramady that manages to transcend its genre by retaining heart. Cyrus is a film that does not deliver the kind of premise the marketing has promised. This is not some Jennifer An...
 
 
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Mechanic, The

Jason Statham, bucket loads of action and orange sunsets, it’s as if the 90s never ended.   Jason Statham is a dinosaur. Not in the Jurassic Park (1993) sense of the word but being a breed of leading man that is otherwise ...