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Concert, The DVD/ BR

A quaint dramady that manages to lift the heart and warm the soul but never quite manages to fine-tune the two together. The balancing act of two such different tones as comedy and drama is one that cinema has always made a ste...
 
 
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Chatroom Cinema

When the original Ringu eventually made it’s way to western audiences it tore their concept of viewing apart. Horror films to this point had been scary, but the physical and phsychological between you and the carnage mean...
 

 
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Into Eternity

Every day, throughout the world, large amounts of high-level radioactive waste created by nuclear power plants is placed in interim storages, which are vulnerable to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and to societal change...
 
 
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I Am A Camera

Set in pre-Hitler Berlin, the 1955 British film centres around the unusal friendship between Sally Bowles (Harris), a brassy nightclub entertainer and a young, somewhat stiff, writer Christopher Isherwood (Harvey). A precursor ...
 

 
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How I Ended This Summer

Deserved winner of the London Film Festival 2010, for Best Film, How I Ended Last Summer is an exploration of human nature when pushed to its limits,
 
 
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Catfish DVD Review

It’s as if you can hear the patience of surrounding viewers escaping them as the opening few seconds of handheld camera footage air for the Catfish trailer. Another “true events/non true events” head scratcher...
 

 
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Easier With Practice DVD

Writer/director Kyle Patrick Alvarez’s indie film is about a lonesome, aspiring writer Davy (The Hurt Locker’s Geraghty) who manages to achieve, possibly every hetro male’s fantasy by being on the receiving en...
 
 
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Easy A DVD

It’s a brave move for a teen rom-com to reference founding father John Hughes; braver still to actually segment clips from those films within the plot. Thankfully Will Gluck’s follow up to last year’s average ...
 

 
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Kids Are All Right, The

Modern dysfunctional families can take note in this Oscar friendly drama. Finding two of Hollywood’s, indeed cinema’s, most brilliant female actresses and casting them as a lesbian couple was always going to have de...
 
 
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Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest, The

Every Guardian reader’s favourite kickboxing, lesbian Goth avenger is back in the third and least of Steig Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets’ Nest. And she’s just as mopey as ...