July 2009 archives

Moon review

Apparently, Moon was made for 53p and a bag of marbles. Impressive. Special effects comprise miniatures lacking weight and CGI...

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Sunshine Cleaning review

American quirky low budget “little character films” can be real gems and although Sunshine Cleaning will inevitably be compared to...

3 / 5 | Read

Public Enemies review

Real attention to detail has gone in to the design of Michael Mann’s eagerly anticipated Public Enemies and coupled with...

3 / 5 | Read

Bruno review

Sacha Baron Cohen’s got balls. Big balls. That’s the key, and always has been, from Ali G to Borat to...

4 / 5 | Read

Best films of the next 6 months?

Six months down, six to go. Here are the year’s forthcoming movies that I’m most eagerly anticipating, in order, naturally:...

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Best films of the past 6 months

We’re at the half-way point of the year and these are my picks for the best films so far: Slumdog...

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Doghouse review

Seriously, the British film industry is embarrassing. Zombie-flick Doghouse is right up there with The Boat That Rocked. Different style,...

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Rudo & Cursi review

Rags-to-riches and battling brothers. It’s nothing new and nothing that hasn’t been done at least slightly better a number of...

3 / 5 | Read