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Mystic River

Murder mystery and character deconstruction abound in Cilnt Eastwood’s brooding look at crime and consequence. Based on Dennis Lehane’s (Shutter Island, Gone Baby Gone) blistering novel about life in the close-knit community
August 3, 2010

Eastwood Factor, The DVD

A documentary celebrating Clint Eastwood’s 35 year career and some of the films that have defined his illustrious career. Clint Eastwood is a Hollywood legend, an icon and at 80 years old
August 3, 2010

Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood returns to his icon making tough guy routine and manages to show us that no one does Americana like him. Gran Torino was to be, in his words, Clint Eastwood’s
August 1, 2010

Kamui: The Lone Ninja

A misguided adaptation of a popular Japanese Manga animation that despite its entertaining set pieces fails to deliver much to connect with. Kung Fu has become a familiar part of mainstream action
July 28, 2010

Cyrus Cinema

Despite its popularity with indie film lovers, mumblecore is a genre that purposely remains firmly in the dark. Brothers Mark and Jay Duplass co-founded the movement but not the name (that was
July 26, 2010

Secret In Their Eyes, The

A beautifully tragic tale of how a violent crime ripples through the lives around it, realised through wonderful direction and breathtaking performances. When it was announced at last years Academy Awards ceremony
July 26, 2010

Winter's Bone

The country. For a townie, is there anyplace scarier than the country? Bad things happen in the country. If the movies have taught us nothing else it’s that the country is a
July 26, 2010

Illusionist, The (French)

If ever a film deserved the term ‘whimsical’ it’s French animator Sylvain Chomet’s follow-up to the eye-wateringly, teeth-grindingly, irritatingly whimsical Belleville Rendez-Vous. Not to be confused with the tricksy Ed Norton period
July 26, 2010

Step Up 3D

Toe-tapping soundtrack and stunning choreography just about keep this dance movie afloat. Dance films have rapidly become mainstream film’s go-to genre for packing in the over-excitable teens. The reasons for this are
July 26, 2010

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
July 15, 2010
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