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Year: 2014

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DVD Review: ‘Hello Carter’

★★★☆☆ Filmmaker Anthony Wilcox embarks upon his first feature film in the director’s chair with a commendable amount of composure – an attitude presumably gained from experience further down the ladder on films such as Hot Fuzz (2007) and Brighton […]

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Les Misérables’

★★★★☆ It’s extremely fitting that after Tom Hooper’s star-studded version of Les Misérables (2012) has exited stage-left that Raymond Bernard original 1934 adaptation of Victor Hugo’s timeless novel should re-appear fully restored. The film was released as three separate features […]

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DVD Review: ‘The Congress’

★★★★☆ Director Ari Folman follows up the daring Waltz with Bashir (2008) with an adaptation of Stanislaw Lem’s novel The Futurological Congress, through which he explores the darker side of Hollywood and the human psyche. Robin Wright (playing a version […]