CineVue

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Month: November 2011

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Onedotzero 2011: Preview

Tomorrow night sees the launch night of the annual onedotzero: adventures in motion festival at the BFI Southbank in London. The event has become a regular and much-loved fixture on the film festival calendar, furnishing a strong and distinct reputation […]

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DVD Review: ‘A Separation’

★★★★☆ Widely regarded as one of the most emotionally engaging films released this year, before first viewing Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s A Separation (2011) certainly commands some high expectations. Fortunately, Farhadi’s latest effort succeeds as an intricately-woven drama that delivers […]

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DVD Review: ‘Horrible Bosses’

★★☆☆☆ Horrible Bosses (2011) – the farcical comedy from director Seth Gordon – is certainly a surprise, though possibly not of the pleasant kind. With an A-list cast including Arrested Development’s Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer […]

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DVD Review: ‘Underwater Love’

★★★★☆ ‘Pink film’ is a Japanese phenomenon that conveys complex political issues of gender and sexuality through sex and sexual violence. However, Underwater Love (2011) is a mixture of surrealist comedy, musical and softcore pornography and happily forgoes the sexual […]