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Review - The Plague

Greg Hall's debut is a great film about being a young streetwise Londoner. Mike Leigh loved it. And once you've seen it, you'll probably know why

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Review - The Guardian

Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher star in this drama about the training of a US Coast Guard rookie by a bitter pro. You can probably work out who plays what

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Review - Life and Lyrics

Ashley Walters stars in this Romeo and Juliet story of a DJ falling for a member of a rival crew. It's all very South London, blingy, sweary and street. Not bad

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Review - To Write Love on Her Arms

The rehab drama about Renee Yohe, a young self-harming drug user and the foundation founded to honour her journey. An uplift injection

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Review - Kids in America

Review of the high school comedy Kids in America, which has brains where most have only hormones, and which takes its various situations from real life

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Review - The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael

Some reviewers have called Thomas Clay's film "emotional rape". To which I say, get over yourselves, this is a gruesome examination of child-rearing gone very very wrong

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Review - The Spectacular Now

Spectacularly good, the highs and lows of teenagers in love, as demonstrated by Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley – acting like they mean it – and director James Ponsoldt. Well done, all.

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Review - Two Night Stand

Miles Teller and Analeigh Tipton star in a two-hander romcom, a boy meets girl/boy loses girl affair that's funny, sexy and hugely likeable thanks to the stars and Mark Hammer's script.

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Review - Marie Antoinette

Sofia Coppola's biopic about the doomed Marie Antoinette stars Kirsten Dunst and Jason Schwartzman and is a languid, fairly drama free study of suffocating protocol

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