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Ingvar Eggert Sigur∂sson in Of Horses and Men

22 September 2014-09-22

  Out in the UK This Week     Of Horses and Men (Axiom, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD/digital) The jacket photo of the DVD shows a man sitting on a mare that’s being mounted by a

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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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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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James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and Danny McBride in This Is the End

4 November 2013-11-04

Out in the UK This Week     This Is the End (Sony, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) Armageddon, aka The Rapture, arrives at a big Hollywood party thrown by James Franco in an in-jokey comedy whose

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Viktor Gerrat in Silent Souls

22 October 2012-10-22

Out in the UK This Week           Silent Souls (Artificial Eye, cert 15, DVD) Two men from an almost extinct Russian ethnic sub-group, the Merja, take the dead wife of one

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Paul Rudd in Ant-Man

30 November 2015-11-30

  Out Now     Ant-Man (Disney, cert 12) I’ve never signed up to the notion that Edgar Wright was the author of the Cornetto trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, World’s End). That

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Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty

10 June 2013-06-10

Out in the UK this week       Zero Dark Thirty (Universal, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) “A lot of my friends have died trying to do this; I believe I was spared so I could

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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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Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix in Irrational Man

18 January 2016-01-18

Out This Week     99 Homes (StudioCanal, cert 15) The subprime meltdown done as Faustian pact, with Andrew Garfield as a naive jobless carpenter going to work for the unscrupulous property developer – it’s Michael

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