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Day: 16 June 2014


DVD Review: ‘Last Vegas’

★★★☆☆ Greeted with more than a few sighs of when it was mooted, it was hardly surprising that many saw Jon Turtletaub’s Last Vegas (2013) as a misfire-in-waiting rather than a breezy comedy. But while many were quick to put it down before its release, the film can be considered a success, with […]

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DVD Review: ‘Downhill’

★★★☆☆ British filmmaker James Rouse (best known for his inventive adverts) makes his directorial debut with the lo-fi mockumentary Downhill (2014), the heart-warming tale of four men going through varying stages of mid-life crises as they embark on a coast to coast walk from St. Bees to Robin Hood’s Bay. Pitched as “a […]