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How Do You Know

Jack Nicholson won two of his three Oscars under the directorial gaze of James L Brooks (Terms Of Endearment in 1984 and As Good As It Gets in 1994) , so seeing them together again on the same bill piques a little bit of intere...
 
 
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Henry's Crime

Certain films do beg the question as to how on earth they were greenlit in the first place. Despite the pedigree casting (James Caan, Vera Farmiga) sadly Keanu Reeves’ thespian-cum-bank robber caper is more likely to dete...
 

 
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The Hole

A younger audience orientated horror adventure that will have all reveling in its clever atmospheric. There was a time, mainly in the 80s, when Hollywood excelled in creating scary movies very much aimed at the ‘kid&rsquo...
 
 
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Hereafter

Two years after he addressed his own age and mortality in acting swansong Gran Torino, Clint Eastwood is back contemplating death again and, more importantly, the possibility of an afterlife. Unfortunately, despite focusing on ...
 

 
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Howl

The best newspaper journalists of our generation seemed to be destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through Soho looking for an angry cinematic fix. Louche-trousered critics burning for the ancien...
 
 
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Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry

Stewed, screwed and tattooed. Although this may sound like some revenge grindhouse bill from the 70s this was in fact the supplementary pleasures enjoyed by the enlisted soldiers of WW2 before they were shipped from the shores ...
 

 
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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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Hunter Prey

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

 
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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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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...