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Day: 6 January 2013

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DVD Review: ‘Crossfire Hurricane’

★★★★☆ The Rolling Stones – messianic anti-moss-gatherers or piratical pariahs – how best should they be remembered? American director Brett Morgen (highly regarded for his 2002 cult hit The Kid Stays in the Picture) tackles this historical quandary head-on with Crossfire Hurricane (2012), an evocative, if not quite comprehensive documentary on the now […]

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DVD Review: ‘The Girl’ (TV)

★★★★☆ It seems almost impossible to talk about Julian Jarrold’s BBC/HBO drama The Girl (2012) without mentioning Sacha Gervasi’s Hitchcock (2012) – starring Anthony Hopkins as the ‘Master of Suspense’ – in the same breath. Whilst comparisons will undoubtedly be made they each have very different agendas with Jarrold’s proving to be both […]

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Film Review: ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’

★★☆☆☆ An apparent sequel to Tobe Hooper’s notorious (and masterful) 1974 cult classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) starts promisingly but soon becomes yet another sub-standard American gorefest, with little or no real body. Directed by John Luessenhop and starring Alexandra Daddario, Trey Songz, Tania Raymonde and Keram Malicki-Sánchez, […]