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Michael Parks and Justin Long in Tusk

25 May 2015-05-25

  Out This Week   Tusk (Sony, cert 15) After the wobble of Red State, Kevin Smith seems to have got his midlife crisis out of the way and now roars back to form with

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21 January 2013-01-21

 Out in the UK this week       American Mary (Universal, cert 18, Blu-ray/DVD) On their way to crafting a true horror classic the rather weird Soska twins (of Dead Hooker in a Trunk

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Ryan Reynolds and Gemma Arterton in The Voices

13 July 2015-07-13

  Out This Week   The Voices (Arrow, cert 15) Marjane Satrapi has made a good film about a man with appalling schizophrenia. That she’s chosen to make it into a comedy, and has cast

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Juno Temple and Emily Browning in Magic Magic

5 May 2014-05-05

Out in the UK This Week     Like Father, Like Son (Arrow, cert PG, Blu-ray/DVD/digital) A couple of years ago Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda made an enchanting film called I Wish, about two separated

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3 December 2012-12-03

All distribution, certification, DVD/Blu-ray info applies to UK only     The Dark Knight Rises (Warner, cert 12, Blu-ray/DVD/Download) The series has been overpumped but Christopher Nolan’s third Batman film is definitely the best of

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Marine Vacth in Jeune et Jolie

24 March 2014-03-24

Out in the UK this week     Jeune et Jolie (Lionsgate, cert 18, Blu-ray/DVD) Being hot is like a weapon. That’s what director/writer François Ozon’s drama about a French schoolgirl’s double life as a

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Emily Blunt in Sicario

1 February 2016-02-01

  Out This Week     Sicario (Lionsgate, cert 15) With Incendies the disruption had its roots in the politics in the Middle East, with Prisoners in American paranoia and with Enemy it was something

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Matthew McConaughey as astronaut Cooper in Interstellar

30 March 2015-03-30

  Out in the UK This Week   Interstellar (Warner, cert 12) I wasn’t a fan of Christopher Nolan’s Batman films – too long, too much yak, humourless, over-insistent and with a poor grip on

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Hayley Atwell and André Benjamin in Jimi: All Is by My Side

26 January 2015-01-26

    Out in the UK This Week     Jimi: All Is by My Side (Curzon, cert 15) Imagine a Jimi Hendrix record without any of his guitar pyrotechnics. That’s the feeling you get

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