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In Review: The Counsellor

by Mairéad Roche 13 November 2013

Author and now screenwriter, Cormac McCarthy, best known for Blood Meridian, All The Pretty Horses, The Road and No Country for Old Men, works that present moral dilemmas often accompanied by perilous consequences, has joined forces with Ridley Scott and a cadre of top and highly photogenic talent for Tex-Mex drama, The Counsellor.

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In Review: Prometheus

by Nigel Floyd 1 June 2012

Stoked by publicity over-kill and panting fanboy scribblings, the slavering anticipation generated by Ridley Scott’s prequel to/re-boot of the Alien series reached stratospheric levels. No film, however extraordinary, could have hoped to match these over-inflated expectations. Now Prometheus is here, and all these blue-sky fantasies have crashed, Icarus-like, to Earth. There’s no denying that the […]

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Win Shame on DVD!

by Helen Cox 10 May 2012

To celebrate the Blu-ray and DVD release of Steve McQueen’s Shame on the 14th May, we’re giving you the chance to win a DVD copy of your very own! Recipient of both industry and audience recognition, Shame boasts a formidable cast, including 2011′s London Critics Film Circle Award Winner: British Actor of the Year – […]

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In Review: A Dangerous Method

by Maryann O'Connor 17 February 2012

A Dangerous Method, based on the book by John Kerr, focuses on the fragile friendship and exchange of ideas between psychoanalysis legends Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen) and Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender), which began in the first few years of the 20th century.

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Picturehouse launches in the heart of Hackney

by Helen Cox 28 October 2011

By Helen Cox Photograph ©Joanne Davidson/The Picture Library Ltd. Local Hackney resident, and award-winning actor, Michael Fassbender was amongst the modest band of supporters who gathered for the launch of Hackney Picturehouse yesterday.

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In Review: Jane Eyre (2011)

by Adam Vaughan 26 September 2011

By Adam Vaughan Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre has experienced much heartache on the big and small screen across the decades, dealing with the advances by and her attraction towards her employer, the secretive Mr Rochester.

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In Review: X-Men: First Class (2011)

by David Katz 6 June 2011

By David Katz X-Men: First Class beams into cinemas this summer attempting to capitalise on the reboot trend that has revitalised blockbuster filmmaking. It’s a method that’s worked beautifully and naturally for the Batman, James Bond and Star Trek franchises: take an enduring character people know and love, restart the internal continuity with a hot […]

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