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Alex Essoe in Starry Eyes

16 March 2015-03-16

  Out in the UK This Week     The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (Lionsgate, cert 12) Jennifer Lawrence works the adenoids in the third dump of Hunger Games literalism, in a series that

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Sandra Bullock in Gravity

3 March 2014-03-02

Out in the UK This Week     Gravity (Warner, cert 12, Blu-ray/DVD/Download) By now you will already know whether the Oscar-winning Gravity is the sort of film you want to watch, or watch again.

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Marcelo Alonso and Robert Fariás in The Club

30 May 2016-05-30

  Out This Week   The Club (Network, cert 18) Chilean film-maker Pablo Larraín’s seething drama is set in a remote safe house where a group of disgraced Catholic priests are living under the steely

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Elijah Wood in Maniac

1 July 2013-07-01

Out in the UK This Week       Maniac (Metrodome, cert 18, Blu-ray/DVD) Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur, the writers of Switchblade Romance, one of the most heart-pounding horror films of recent years, swing

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Liam Walpole as Goob in The Goob

21 September 2015-09-21

  Out The Week   The Goob (Soda, cert 18) Films like to suggest that life is rawer, more elemental away from the cosmopolitan, metrosexual centres of civilisation. And in British films there’s often a

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4 February 2013-02-04

 Out in the UK this Week   Untouchable (EV, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) A rich white tetraplegic (François Cluzet) gets lessons in life from a lusty black guy from out of the projects (Omar Sy). Untouchable

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Fabrice Luchini between blow-up dollies of Stalin and Mao in In the House

22 July 2013-07-22

Out in the UK This Week       In The House (Momentum, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) François Ozon’s thriller/farce is as clever as you’d expect from a man who gave us the relationship-in-reverse drama 5X2.

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Toma Cuzin as the escaped Gypsy in Aferim!

14 December 2015-12-14

  Out This Week   Aferim! (StudioCanal, cert 18) In spite of the fact that it won the Silver Bear at Berlin, Aferim! had no proper cinema release in the UK, and even its home

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Alice Englert and Iain De Caestecker in In Fear

10 March 2014-03-10

Out in the UK this week     In Fear (StudioCanal, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) In Fear is a great little movie with a cast of two for most of it, Iain De Caestecker and Alice

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