Scene from Murnau's Faust

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Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple in Horns

2 March 2015-03-02

    Out in the UK This Week     Leviathan (Artificial Eye, cert 15) Not to be confused with the clankingly atmospheric 2012 documentary about trawler-fishing, this Leviathan is something like a retelling of

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Dr Dre and Ice T in Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

12 October 2012-10-12

Out in the UK This Week   Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Kaleidoscope, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) Given how often rappers are being deliberately awkward, or cool, and how often an over-attachment to mind

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Mélanie Thierry on a sofa

21 July 2014-07-21

    Out in the UK This Week     The Lego Movie (Warner, cert U, Blu-ray/DVD) Normally I watch a film and take notes as I go. With The Lego Movie I hardly managed

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Jaeden Lieberher in Midnight Special

1 August 2016-08-01

  Out This Week   Midnight Special (E One, cert 12) I’m a sucker for a deduction film, and in Midnight Special we are asked to deduce first what’s going on, and then what sort

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The cartoonised Robin Wright in Ari Folman's The Congress

8 December 2014-12-08

  Out in the UK This Week     The Congress (StudioCanal, cert 15) With Waltz with Bashir, director Ari Folman used Tintin-esque animation as the visual clothing to a set of sober taped interviews

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Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet in Labor Day

4 August 2014-08-04

    Out in the UK This Week       Starred Up (Fox, cert 18, DVD/Blu-ray/digital) Starred Up is a British prison drama, a phrase that usually strikes fear into the soul. But this

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26 November 2012-11-26

All distribution, certification, DVD/Blu-ray info applies to UK only Ted (Universal, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) Descending occasionally into Family Guy droning, Seth MacFarlane’s comedy about a guy (Mark Wahlberg) and his walking, talking, living teddy bear

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The Minions hitch a ride

16 November 2015-11-16

Out This Week     Minions (Universal, cert U) By the end of the first Despicable Me film, Gru, the archetypal bad guy, had been exposed as a bit of softie, which left Despicable Me

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Rosamund PIke and Ben Affleck in Gone Girl

2 February 2015-02-02

    Out in the UK This Week   Gone Girl (Fox, cert 18) Authors are often not the best adapters of their own work for the screen, because they’re too close to the original – Norah

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