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Review - Jimi: All Is by My Side

A review of John Ridley's film All Is by My Side, about Jimi Hendrix as he approached the moment of stardom, 1966-67, with André Benjamin as the guitar god himself

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Review - Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Review of Tom Tykwer's adaptation of Patrick Süskind's novel about a man who murders in pursuit of the ultimate essence, starring Ben Whishaw as the perfumer/nutjob

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Review - Little Children

Review of Todd Field's film Little Children, a follow up to In the Bedroom

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Review - A Good Year

Review of A Good Year directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe and Marion Cotillard based on Peter Mayle's novel of the same name

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Review - The Social Network

David Fincher directs, Aaron Sorkin writes and Jesse Eisenberg stars in the historical drama about Mark Zuckerberg and the invention of Facebook.

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Review - Frank

A review of the film loosely based on the life of Frank Sidebottom, the cult outsider, directed by Lenny Abrahamson, written by Jon Ronson and Peter Straughan

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Review - Locke

Review of Locke, starring Tom Hardy, directed by Steven Knight, a one-man tour-de-force by Hardy, as a softly spoken man driving all night as his life falls apart

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Review - Putin’s Olympic Dream

A review of Hans Pool's scathing documentary about preparations for the Sochi Winter Olympics, and how the environment, people, architecture and traditions have been trashed

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Review - 8 Minutes Idle

If you've ever been young and done a dead end job, 8 Minutes Idle, adapted from Matt Thorne's novel of the same name, is quite possibly the film for you

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