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  • Unbroken Review

    Unbroken Review

    3/5
    This is a feature charting the true story of Olympic athlete, Louis Zamperini (played by Jack O’Connell); an Italian-American who was enlisted in the WW II effort on behalf of the Allies.

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  • BiRDMAN Review

    BiRDMAN Review

    2/5
    With his new film BiRDMAN, Mexican miserablist Alejandro González Iñárritu shows he is capable of changing pace, but not necessarily in a manner that will be to everyone's liking.

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  • Kon-Tiki Interview with Pal Hagen and Thor Heyerdahl Junior

    Kon-Tiki Interview with Pal Hagen and Thor Heyerdahl Junior

    What a story. It goes something like this: In 1947, Norwegian Thor Heyerdahl defied the scientific community. His theory, that Polynesia was settled in pre-Columbian times by South Americans crossing 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean on a piece of balsawood, was hotly dismissed in official circles. To prove that it was possible, and despite having [...]

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  • UK Jewish Film Festival 2014 | This Is Where I Leave You Review

    UK Jewish Film Festival 2014 | This Is Where I Leave You Review

    2/5
    This Is Where I Leave You Review For all of its feigned good intentions, it is as hollow as an empty coffin. I’m not angry, I’m just disappointed. I’m surprised that that wonderful cliché didn’t make it into a script littered with them

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  • Whiplash Review – London Film Festival 2014

    Whiplash Review – London Film Festival 2014

    2/5
    This boy plays drums. He plays them well. His tutor is an asshole. He is driven to spill blood for the cause of perfecting his performance. In the press screening, the credits were greeted with whoops and cheers. This never happens. It was the sort of baying reserved for feeding time at the zoo. Post-screening [...]

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  • Mr Turner Review

    Mr Turner Review

    3/5
    Returning to the fold with his first full-length feature since 2010’s Another Year Mike Leigh turns his gaze onto a British artistic institution, a maverick and a man from whom, since 1984, an annual prize is still named after, JMW Turner.  Starring Timothy Spall as the titular Turner, the film locks its focus on the last [...]

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