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Surveillance

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Interesting low-budget sci fi, that has much to offer despite the ambition outstripping the execution in places.


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29th Jul 2014

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Medium Cool

Confident genre-bending 60s cult classic, that's running a little low on plot.


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28th Jul 2014

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Blue Jasmine

Literally the best Woody Allen film in 20 years. Solid script and several great performances.


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27th Jul 2014

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Trailer Park: Nightcrawler

Full trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal's new TV news thriller, looking forward to this one.

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27th Jul 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

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Promo Promo: Spoon

Nicely shot promo for the new Spoon single "Do You?" from the new album "They Want My Soul" - due out on August 4th. Looking forward to that one.

Read our interview with Spoon here.

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22nd Jul 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Mud

Classy, slow burning character drama from Jeff Nichols, full of decent performances.


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20th Jul 2014

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Searching For Sugarman

Outstanding, intriguing, moving documentary about a deep black hole in the music industry.


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20th Jul 2014

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Trailer Park: Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal in a teaser for Dan Gilroy's LA noir Nightcrawler.

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20th Jul 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Hal Clapp vs.The Soft Pack

Bob Oderkirk interviews The Soft Pack, in the guise of Hal Clapp.

Bit late to the party on this one.

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19th Jul 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Promised Land

Smart, thought provoking drama from a Matt Damon/John Krasinski script. Well handled by Gus Van Sant.


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19th Jul 2014

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The Thin Red Line

Beautiful, epic, poignant film in the endless churn of war. Beautifully shot, acted and directed.


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13th Jul 2014

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Rush

Gimmicky nostalgia flick, short on focus and tension. About as interesting as a Formula 1 race.


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12th Jul 2014

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Now You See Me

A total car crash of a script, held together by smoke and mirrors.


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7th Jul 2014

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Timecrimes

A mind bending time travel loop does a magnificent job of distracting you from an otherwise thin plot.


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7th Jul 2014

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Soul Mining Reissue

Still stands up as one of the greatest 80s records, it's good to see The The's 1983 classic getting some appreciation for the reissue. That piano solo? Surely one of the best things Jools Holland ever recorded... Good Guardian review 

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4th Jul 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Transcendence

Promising sci-fi quickly morphs into hollow action in the hands of first time director Wally Pfister.


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4th Jul 2014

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Under The Skin

ScarJo plays the David Bowie role in Jonathan Glazer's unflinchingly old-fashioned sci-fi.


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28th Jun 2014

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No Country For Old Men

Intense cat and mouse chase between two incredibly well drawn characters.


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26th Jun 2014

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Sightseers

Confident, genre warping black comedy from Ben Wheatley. Not very likeable characters though.


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23rd Jun 2014

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The Deadly Game

Aka All Things To All Men. Stinking turd of a Brit thriller. From the producer of Kidulthood.


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22nd Jun 2014

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What Maisie Knew

Interesting, well performed indie take on bringing up a child …that jumps the shark at the end.


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21st Jun 2014

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Trailer Park: Lilting

Ben Whishaw and Cheng Pei Pei in the moving Sundance drama from Hong Khaou.

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20th Jun 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Enemy

Ominous, enjoyably pretentious theatrical Lynchian waffle. With double introspection duty from Jake Gylenhaal.


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17th Jun 2014

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