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Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock in The Heat

25 November 2013-11-25

Out in the UK this Week     The Heat (Fox, cert 18, Blu-ray/DVD) There aren’t many female buddy-cop comedies. This one, directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), recalls the Lethal Weapon antics of Mel Gibson

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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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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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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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Blake Jenner and Zoey Deutch

19 September 2016-09-19

Out This Week     Everybody Wants Some!! (E One, cert 15) About perfect, Richard Linklater’s ode to university life when he was a lad is a portrait of 1980s guys just hanging out and

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Willem Dafoe in The Hunter

29 October 2012-10-29

Out in the UK This Week     The Hunter (Artificial Eye, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) There’s a totally immersive sense of place in this engrossing thriller starring Willem Dafoe as the titular hunter in kill-or-be-killed

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Naomi Watts in The Impossible

6 May 2013-05-06

The Impossible (Entertainment One, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) The Spanish have an appetite for mutilation. Look at bullfighting, or the bloody effigies of the crucified Jesus Christ in their churches. And though this film is entirely

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Tessa Thompson in Dear White People

17 August 2015-08-17

    Out This Week   Dear White People (Signature, cert 15) A sharp, smart and almost breathless satire on race, racism, post-racism and the whole damn thing, set in an American university where an

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Ava Gardner and Burt Lancaster in The Killers

22 December 2014-12-22

    Out in the UK This Week     Are You Here (Lionsgate, cert 15) Here’s a strange formless bromance from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, a midlife crisis dressed up as a movie

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