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B
 

Bella DVD

Often overly sentimental but executed with enough grace and charm to make this a heartfelt drama.
 
 
B
 

Bitter & Twisted DVD BR

An ambitious look at grief that never quite decides where it wants to go. From its opening shot of a son’s corpse Bitter And Twisted sets out to pull you into a dimly lit and depressing existence. By no means a film that ...
 

 
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Last Night

A bittersweet ode to the resilience of the human spirit on the last night of Earth’s existence.
 
 
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Echelon Conspiracy DVD/ BR

An attempted carbon copy of a handful of successful thrillers that fails to hide the films it so wants to emulate.
 

 
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Hunter Prey

A fun, if underdeveloped, Sci-fi that will appeal endlessly to fans of the genre but leave others a little short changed
 
 
B
 

Back To The Future

There isn’t much about Back To The Future that you don’t already know. And what you know is the stuff of cult legend. The rerelease of one of the most iconic films of a generation therefore is not going to attract a...
 

 
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El Bola DVD/ BR

A horrifically brutal and accurate potrayal of child abuse, Acero Manas’ El Bola is much deserved of its five Goya (Spanish Oscars) awards. Child abuse is a difficult subject matter to tackle in film, with a fine line on ...
 
 
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Hunter, The

Directors who star in their own movies can be a curse. Hitchcock avoided that with a clever, quick cameo in each; Eastwood’s powerful presence acts as a strength rather than a weakness whereas M. Night Shyamalan’s f...
 

 
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Lola

Hailed as a masterpiece at the time of its release, Jacques Demy’s Lola (1961) represents French New Wave at its best, a bittersweet tale the lost opportunities of youth. Actually, the film bombed upon its first release, ...
 
 
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Last Exorcism, The

Ever since a pubescent Linda Blair puked cold pea soup and did unmentionable things to a crucifix in her head-spinning turn as Regan in William Friedkin’sThe Exorcist, the Devil and the men of the cloth who fight him have...