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Life In A Day

With Life in a Day, producers Ridley and Tony Scott and director Kevin Macdonald have created an utterly unique cinematic concoction of real life stories, set on a literally international scale. The concept is simple: filmmaker...
 
 
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Light Thief, The

One of the great things about world cinema is you get insights into different cultures that you don’t always get from documentaries, which are usually an outside-looking-in view.
 

 
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Last Night

It’s been a quiet year on the big screen for our Keira. Shying away from her role as Elizabeth Swan in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean motion was perhaps the wisest move of her career, opting instead for the stage in Childr...
 
 
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Love And Other Drugs DVD

A funny and refreshing rom-com that doesn’t so much re-invent the genre as give it a healthy enema.
 

 
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Love Like Poison

Love Like Poison tells the simple, aching tale of fourteen year old Anna’s fading childhood, as she has her first sexual experiences against the backdrop of her crumbling family life. Marking director Katell Quillévéré’s featur...
 
 
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Little White Lies Cinema

Imagine a French version of Lawrence Kasdan’s The Big Chill, with sunny weather, beaches, and fine food and wine, and this will give you a flavour of what Little White Lies is all about.
 

 
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London Boulevard

Romance and violence blossom in this gangster come love story. When William Monahan won his Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for The Departed he firmly cemented himself as one of Hollywood’s most in demand screenwriters. Oft...
 
 
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Legacy: Black Ops

The psychological ramifications of war make for engaging and thought-provoking viewing when done properly (Born On The Fourth Of July, The Deer Hunter and Apocalypse Now all feature characters with PTSD symptoms). Legacy attemp...
 

 
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Leaves Of Grass

Edward Norton does a double act that makes for entertaining viewing in an otherwise muddled film. Edward Norton flits in and out of cinema like a hard to catch butterfly. One minute he’s dazzling us in films like Fight Cl...
 
 
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Late Mizoguchi: Eight Films

Kenji Mizoguchi, the visionary Japanese director is admired and even revered by almost all that have seen his films; the great French critic Jean Douchet, for example, said of Mizoguchi’s final film, Akasen-chitai (1956),...