Gemma Arterton in Byzantium

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     26 November     Vlad the Impaler becomes ruler of Wallachia for third time, 1476 On this day in 1476, Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia became ruler of Wallachia for the third time. Because he was the son of Vlad …

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Saoirse Ronan in Byzantium

Out in the UK This Week   Byzantium (StudioCanal/cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) Ah, the burden of being a vampire. It’s been done to death in the movies recently but Neil Jordan is at the helm here and knows how to spice things up. Here he adds a touch of the same mix he used on The …

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