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Kid, The

The making of The Kid was inevitable. The best-selling novel about a true story of an abused council estate boy, becoming a streetfighter and still coming out the other side alive, has been nothing short of a national phenomeno...
 
 
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Bonded By Blood DVD

‘Gun’s, Gangs, Girls & Gear’ would be a good sub-title for the third film, in a decade, about the notorious true story of Essex’s most brutal gangsters and the cold-bloodied murder of the three of t...
 

 
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Mystic River

Murder mystery and character deconstruction abound in Cilnt Eastwood’s brooding look at crime and consequence. Based on Dennis Lehane’s (Shutter Island, Gone Baby Gone) blistering novel about life in the close-knit ...
 
 
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Eastwood Factor, The DVD

A documentary celebrating Clint Eastwood’s 35 year career and some of the films that have defined his illustrious career. Clint Eastwood is a Hollywood legend, an icon and at 80 years old shows no signs of letting up. Fac...
 

 
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Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood returns to his icon making tough guy routine and manages to show us that no one does Americana like him. Gran Torino was to be, in his words, Clint Eastwood’s last foray in front of the camera. Fitting that...
 
 
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Kamui: The Lone Ninja

A misguided adaptation of a popular Japanese Manga animation that despite its entertaining set pieces fails to deliver much to connect with. Kung Fu has become a familiar part of mainstream action in modern cinema. The likes of...
 

 
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Secret In Their Eyes, The

A beautifully tragic tale of how a violent crime ripples through the lives around it, realised through wonderful direction and breathtaking performances. When it was announced at last years Academy Awards ceremony that neither ...
 
 
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Winter's Bone

The country. For a townie, is there anyplace scarier than the country? Bad things happen in the country. If the movies have taught us nothing else it’s that the country is a dangerous place. Haven’t you ever seen St...
 

 
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Illusionist, The (French)

If ever a film deserved the term ‘whimsical’ it’s French animator Sylvain Chomet’s follow-up to the eye-wateringly, teeth-grindingly, irritatingly whimsical Belleville Rendez-Vous. Not to be confused wit...
 
 
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Step Up 3D

Toe-tapping soundtrack and stunning choreography just about keep this dance movie afloat. Dance films have rapidly become mainstream film’s go-to genre for packing in the over-excitable teens. The reasons for this are obv...