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Film Review: ‘Brave’

★★★☆☆ Fittingly chosen to close the curtain on this year’s revamped Edinburgh International Film Festival, Disney Pixar’s latest Brave (2012) is a Scottish-based fairytale starring the vocal talents of Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson and Billy Connolly. […]

Film Review: ‘The Expendables 2’

★★★★☆ If you lapped up the first outing of Sylvester’s Stallone’s squad of Expendables then its sequel, the creatively titled The Expendables 2 (2012) won’t be much of a hard sell. Those who were disappointed with […]

Film Review: ‘The Bourne Legacy’

★★★☆☆ How does a Bourne sequel work without Matt Damon’s titular, superhuman Jason? This is the challenge faced by screenwriter Tony Gilroy, who replaces Paul Greengrass in the director’s hot-seat for this year’s franchise reboot/sidequel The […]

Film4 Summer Screen 2012: New season begins this week

Open air cinema season Film4 Summer Screen returns to London’s Somerset House this August (16-27), with regular sponsors American Express® once again showing their support for the UK film industry. Featuring more UK premieres than ever […]

DVD Review: ‘Delicacy’

★★☆☆☆ Delicacy (2011) offers the sort of fluffy, predictable cupcake-romance that we’ve come to expect from Audrey Tautou’s recent chosen projects. Officially the tale of a tragic young widow, the story is weirdly dismissive of her […]

DVD Review: ‘Genghis: The Legend of the Ten’

★★★☆☆ The latest release from Metrodome Distribution, the UK specialists in titles which may not catch your eye at the local multiplex, D. Jolbayar and U. Shagdarsuren’s Genghis: The Legend of the Ten (2012) is an […]