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True Grit

The Coen brothers regularly entertain with both comedy misadventures and harder-hitting awards-baiting masterpieces in equal amount but, with an incomparable back catalogue of consistently brilliant films, their judgment in cho...
 
 
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The War You Don't See

Following his award-winning documentary The War on Democracy, Pilger follows up with his first film in three years with this powerful investigation of the media’s role in times of war: The War You Don’t See. Doing e...
 

 
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The Town

If Ben Affleck’s directorial debut Gone Baby Gone went some way in helping him to regain credibility after his much publicised relationship (and break-up) with Jennifer Lopez, then his new film The Town is a chance to rea...
 
 
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Tangled

After it apparently gave up on making worthwhile movies and instead resorted to releasing a string of sacrilegious straight-to-DVD sequels to its fine back catalogue of animated classics, Disney lost a lot of respect from fans,...
 

 
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Tamara Drewe

Frears makes a comic book movie With all the brouhaha about the dissolution of the UKFC, it is great to see it go out in style with a uniquely British film that avoids all the usual clichés of British cinema: period piec...
 
 
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Twilight An Obsession

A documentary charting the phenomenon that is Twilight and how the stars of the films have become some of the most recognised people on the planet. Love it or hate it, Twilight is huge. There is no escaping that fact. To date t...
 

 
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Two In A Wave

Two In A Wave, a French documentary that does not quite have the punch as the subject matter might suggest. Director Emmanuel Laurent and scriptwriter Antoine de Baecque focus on two of the most well-known filmmakers of French ...
 
 
DVD/Blu-ray
 

Tony

This creepy low-budget British movie has been lauded at various horror festivals but the slasher angle is actually a red herring. The really scary thing here is the portrayal of a rotting, bleak, desperate, drug and alcohol-rui...