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Review - The Prestige

Murky of look, muddy of character, badly acted, thinly motivated and sparkle-free, Christopher Nolan's film about two warring magicians lacks magic. Oh irony.

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Review - The Salvation

Kristian Levring shows an old Dogme director can learn new tricks in this spectacular meta-western starring Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

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Review - Pan’s Labyrinth

Fascism and fairy tales meet in Mexican master of the baroque Guilllermo del Toro's fabulous story of a stepchild with a wicked father upstairs, a fantastical creature subterraneanly

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Review - Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

Hipster fanboys sing the songs of Leonard Cohen, who is interviewed, in this slightly masturbatory but pleasantly affirmatory tribute to the old groaner

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Review - Hollywoodland

Ben Affleck stars in this lightly fictionalised drama about George Reeves, the 1950s TV Superman who blew his brains out one night. Or was it murder? That's your film

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Review - Casino Royale

Review of the 007 reboot starring Daniel Craig, Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Judi Dench, the first of the Bonds to star Daniel Craig, who shuts up his critics within seconds of appearing

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Review - Requiem

Review of Hans-Christian Schmid's terrifying movie about a girl with psychological problems who is treated as if she's possessed. Gripping, grim and highly unusual

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Review - Happy Feet

Review of the movie Happy Feet, about an emperor penguin born with all the dance moves but none of the right stuff a penguin's meant to have. Elijah Wood voices Mumble

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Review - My Bollywood Bride

Review of My Bollywood Bride aka My Faraway Bride, a toxic coupling of Sex and the City's Jason Lewis with Bollywood star Kashmira Shah. Watch it for the support stars

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