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Down Terrace DVD/BR

Not-so-happy families ensue in this brilliantly dark comedy about low-level gangsters in Brighton. The British gangster film has rapidly become something of a joke. Rife with diamond geezers, predictable plots and horrible acti...
 
 
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Social Network, The

David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin prove to be a match made in cinema heaven with this dark tale about the creation of Facebook. Some filmmakers are intrinsically connected to the modern zeitgeist. They have a sense of what needs t...
 

 
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Involuntary

Involuntary is essentially a series of five vignettes, snapshots of the interactions of groups in contemporary Sweden. The stories and characters are diverse, but are all based around one central theme: the nature of group dyna...
 
 
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Paranormal Activity 2 DVD/ BR

More grainy footage shocks in this spooky follow-up. When Paranormal Activity was released in 2009 it made Blair Witch Project (1999) style profits. Made for as little as 15K and raking in roughly $183 Million at the worldwide ...
 

 
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Girl Who Played With Fire, The

Hot on the heels of flat-packed thriller The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, every Guardian reader’s favourite kickboxing, lesbian Goth avenger/sociopath is back in the second of Swedish author Steig Larsson’s Millenni...
 
 
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Undertow

Debut film by director Javier Fuentes-León, Undertow is a sympathetic and engaging tale about two men in love in a culture where it is frowned upon – not to mention the fact that one of them happens to be married t...
 

 
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Frontier Blues

A low key comedy about a handful of men living on the Iran border that, while staggering to behold at times, is an ultimately flawed attempt to charm. When a film’s main focus is addressing people’s boredom it is vi...
 
 
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Rough Aunties

Rough Aunties is a shocking and moving documentary about Bobbi Bear, a group of women in South Africa who aggressively aid the needs of abused and molested children who would otherwise suffer in silence. A real heartbreaker. Th...
 

 
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Sorcerer's Apprentice, The

From the man who brought us the massive movie franchise based on a Disney theme park ride comes a movie based on a scene from a Disney animation. OK, that movie happens to be the classic masterpiece Fantasia, and the scene is o...
 
 
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Switch, The

A rom-com that adheres to the genre but is lifted by an on form Jason Bateman. While romantic comedies never go out of fashion they do go through fads. The current one seems to be that of the sperm donor and or surrogate, clear...