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127 Hours

A personal and universal insight into man’s determination to survive, brought to stunning life by Danny Boyle and James Franco.
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13 Assassins Cinema

In general, when we think of martial arts films it is usually the Hong Kong kung fu movies that first spring to mind, usually involving the likes of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan knocking two shades out of all and sundry


Rio Breaks

Brazil, like many of its Latin American neighbours, is one of the richest countries in the world today and has paid off their debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) (much to the IMF’s disappointment). Despite this ...

Just Go With It

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston team-up for this outrageous comedy.


Knight and Day DVD

Cruise and Diaz unite for an action-packed forgettable adventure comedy. Say what you want about Tom Cruise, the man is, and always will be, a box-office draw. Sure he is a little nuts, believes in that whole alien thing and sm...


Ray Winstone goes local in this period adventure.


The Referees

There isn’t much left unknown about football, the all-conquering global sport, but referees are probably the last part of the game with an air of mystery about them.

Flaw, The

The flaw was there was no ceiling Last year we had three major cinema-released documentaries on the economic crisis. Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story, the Oscar-winning Inside Job, and Alex Gibney’s Client 9.


Bobby Fischer Against…

It might seem unbelievable now but back in the 1970s, at the height of the Cold War, the world watched, breathless, as the Superpowers slugged it out for supremacy – over a chessboard.

Light Thief, The

One of the great things about world cinema is you get insights into different cultures that you don’t always get from documentaries, which are usually an outside-looking-in view.