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Return

Returning from a tour of duty
 
 
Films
 

Rock Of Ages

It’s been a while since the aisles of cinema theatres across the country have been filled with the tentative dancing
 

 
Films
 

Rampart

Back in 2009, Oren Moverman attracted a good deal of attention with his award-winning debut film The Messenger, a sensitive exploration of the human costs of the Iraq war.
 
 
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Resistance

It’s 1944, World War Two is raging, and, in an isolated Welsh valley, farmer’s wife Sarah (Andrea Riseborough) wakes up to find her husband, and most of the men in the village, missing.
 

 
DVD/Blu-ray
 

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

A hugely original take on a Christmas tradition makes this horror a must watch for all those who need to get into, or out of, the festive spirit.
 
 
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Restless

In Gus Van Sant’s 1991 movie My Own Private Idaho, River Phoenix’s narcoleptic rentboy had a tendency to just drop off throughout the film. 20 years later, audiences may find themselves doing the same during his latest film, Re...
 

 
DVD/Blu-ray
 

The Raven

Not quite Edgar Allan, certainly Poe-faced.
 
 
Films
 

Red, White And Blue

Erica (Amanda Fuller) is a sad, emotionally damaged, promiscuous young woman who takes refuge from the lonely bleakness of her life in the nightly, anonymous, mechanically joyless sexual encounters she indulges in as she trawls...
 

 
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Retreat

It seems that epidemics are the flavour of the month at the cinemas, just as the winter flu season arrives and governments start issuing a rash of new scaremongering warnings of pandemics, sponsored by Big Pharma (viral marketi...
 
 
Films
 

R: Hit First, Hit Hardest

Lacking the spirituality of A Prophet, the warmth of The Shawshank Redemption, the rabid fun of Mesrine, the gritty reality of Carandiru or the visceral, jacked-up, balls-out action of Cell 211, Danish prison drama R is a typic...