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Review - Romanzo Criminale

A review of the Italian film Romanzo Criminale, starring Kim Rossi Stuart, Pierfrancesco Favino and Claudio Santamaria, directed by Michele Placido

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Review - Bloody Kids

This 1979 collaboration between two of the UK’s brighter talents – writer Stephen Poliakoff and director Stephen Frears – is a strange affair. Set in a slightly

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Review - Klown aka Klovn: The Movie

Review of the 2010 Danish comedy film Klown aka Klovn: the Movie, directed by Mikkel Nøorgaard and starring Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen

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Review - Filth

A review of Jon S Baird's adaptation of irvine Welsh's 1998 novel, starring James McAvoy as Bruce Robertson, a belligerent bigot heading for a spectacular fall

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Review - Rush

Is Rush – about the rivalry between 1970s Formula 1 drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt – Ron Howard’s best film yet? After those terrible Da Vinci Code films recently,

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Review - Black Rock

Three girls are chased around an island by three crazed ex-soldier guys in Katie Aselton’s boo-goes-there horror story that would slot nicely into the big book of feminist films

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Review - Renaissance

Daniel Craig, Romola Garai, Ian Holm, Catherine McCormack and Jonathan Pryce? That’s quite a cast and it’s just for starters. And for a French anime-style sci-fi too

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Review - Cars

Have the wheels come off Pixar? Mawkishness seems to have replaced energy and invention at the studio… no hang on, this is the studio that gave us Toy Story.

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Review - Miami Vice

So masculine it could be used an infertility treatment, Michael Mann’s feature length Miami Vice actually tells the same story that eventually ground down the

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