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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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Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling in The Nice Guys

26 September 2016-09-26

  Out This Week   Love & Friendship (Curzon, cert U) Sly arch social observer Whit Stillman meets a very similar property in Jane Austen, in his adaptation of her novella Lady Susan – about a

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Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt

16 May 2016-05-16

  Out This Week     The Big Short (Paramount, cert 15) What is a mortgage backed security, a sub-prime loan or a credit default swap? At an early stage in this hugely entertaining film

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See what I mean about mood? James Wan's The Conjuring

9 December 2013-12-09

Out in the UK This Week     The Conjuring (Warner, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) A family living out in the boonies is terrorised by a demon spirit in this moody horror film directed by James

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Michael Fassbender shaves Kodi Smit-McPhee in Slow West

19 October 2015-10-19

  Out This Week   Slow West (Lionsgate, cert 15) One of the best westerns for some time, Slow West plays with the tropes of the pulp magazines that first connected the Old West with

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Maika Monroe in It Follows

29 June 2015-06-29

  Out This Week   Appropriate Behaviour (Peccadillo, cert 15) The New York Neurotics Club – founder member Woody Allen, recent arrivals Lena Dunham (Girls) and Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) – gets a new member in

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The cast of Fast and Furious 6

16 September 2013-09-16

Out in the UK this week   Fast & Furious 6 (Universal, cert 12, Blu-ray/DVD) Having started as a “hot cars, even hotter girls” kind of affair, the F&F franchise is morphing as it goes

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Mathilda Paradeiser and Linda Molin in She Monkeys

15 April 2013-04-15

She Monkeys (Peccadillo, cert 12, DVD) Vaguely marketed as a lesbian drama, this is in fact an instant classic of the twisted coming-of-age genre, a superbly taut story of a teenager called Emma (Mathilda Paradeiser)

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Domhnall Gleeson and Saoirse Ronan slow dance in Brooklyn

29 February 2016-02-29

  Out This Week     James White (Soda, cert 15) Josh Mond was a producer on Martha Marcy May Marlene and now makes his feature debut with the sort of grown-up seriously accomplished filigree

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