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Wah Do Dem

A subtle and personal voyage of discovery that is a perfect example of indie filmmaking. Wah Do Dem is a film that came about almost by chance. Co-Director Ben Chace won a trip on a cruise ship and decided to make a film in the...
 
 
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Dog Pound DVD/Blu-ray

A youth correctional facility drama that, while familiar, still manages to harrow with its portrayal of violence and loss of control. With its grainy look and drained colour pallet Dog Pound makes no qualms about being a gritty...
 

 
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Modesty Blaise

Stylish, unadulterated camp, with the essence of too-cool-for-skool. Chuck in the youthful and heavily-tanned Terrance Stamp, the ultimate fag hag Modesty Blaise (in the form of Italian actress Monica Vitti), and what you have ...
 
 
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Cherry Tree Lane DVD

A middle-aged, middle class couple (Tom Butcher and Rachael Blake) frostily eat dinner, sniping at each other over whether or not they should have the telly on (he wants to watch the news, she doesn’t), their unspoken hos...
 

 
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Vengeance Is Mine DVD BR

A portrait of a serial killer that is more intimate than almost anything you have seen before in mainstream cinema. Forget your Norman Bates (Psycho) or your Hannibal Lecters (Silence Of The Lambs) they are nothing but pantomim...
 
 
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La Planete Sauvage

Rene Laloux’s 1973 animated science-fiction opus finds its way onto Blu-Ray and might just have influenced one of the biggest films of all time. Although you may not have seen or heard of La Planete Sauvage, translated as...
 

 
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Despicable Me DVD

It is pretty safe to say that 3D works best with CG animation. There are a lot of reasons for this, the most obvious of which is the dreadful post-production conversions that have tried to cash in on the success of Avatar (whic...
 
 
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Human Centipede, The

Every so often a film comes along that gets the collective knickers of the chattering classes in a twist. It’ll be controversial, taboo, dangerous. Usually it’s violent, often it’s sexually explicit. The Daily...
 

 
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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...