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Sky Movies unleashes its Christmas ad with Frozen and The Lego Movie

November 7th, 2014 No comments

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Review: Sony BDP-S1200

May 22nd, 2014 No comments

Introduction The BDP-S1200 is Sony’s most basic Blu-ray player for 2014, and that says a lot about how smart these machines have become in the past few years, with playback of HD discs just one of its many skills. It upscales DVD, it plays CDs and – crucially – the BDP-S1200 has apps a-plenty.

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Review: Sony BDP-S1200

Give these Disney villains their own movies!

May 22nd, 2014 No comments

Just like “Maleficent” we look for other Disney villains we would love to see in their own movie.

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DVD & Blu-ray reviews: Gravity, The English Teacher, Mister John, Dead of Night, Seduced and Abandoned

March 17th, 2014 No comments

Gravity (12) Alfonso Cuaron DVD/Blu-ray (91mins)        

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DVD & Blu-ray reviews: Gravity, The English Teacher, Mister John, Dead of Night, Seduced and Abandoned

Public Service Broadcasting, Stylus, Leeds University, November 11

November 11th, 2013 No comments

PUBLIC Service Broadcasting were always intending to bring out a DVD version of their debut album Inform Educate Entertain.

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Public Service Broadcasting, Stylus, Leeds University, November 11

DVD & Blu-ray review: Dead Man Down

October 10th, 2013 No comments

The English-language debut of Niels Arden Oplev (director of the original, Swedish Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), this thriller can never quite decide what it wants to be: brooding, European neo-noir or mindless, Hollywood action schlockbuster.        

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DVD & Blu-ray review: Dead Man Down

DVD review: Thérèse Desqueyroux

September 7th, 2013 No comments

Audrey Tautou stars as the title character in Claude Miller’s adaptation of François Mauriac’s novel of bourgeois entrapment. In 1920s Bordeaux, Thérèse is a free-spirited young woman who knows she must marry stolid Bernard (Gilles Lellouche) and thus unite their land-owning families

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DVD: Star Trek Into Darkness

August 31st, 2013 No comments

JJ Abrams’s second Star Trek outing (a third is in the pipeline) is fine as long as you’re not too fond of Star Trek .        

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DVD & Blu-ray review: Mud (12)

August 30th, 2013 No comments

Mike Nichols’s excellent rite-of-passage drama channels Whistle Down The Wind, Stand By Me and, mainly, Huckleberry Finn. Two 14-year-olds, Ellis and Neckbone, unearth a charismatic fugitive, Mud (Matthew McConaughey), hiding out near the Mississippi river.

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DVD & Blu-ray review: A Hijacking (15)

August 30th, 2013 No comments

Tobias Lindholm’s claustrophobic, gripping hostage drama centres on a ship’s chef (Pilou Asbaek, the spin doctor in Borgen) and a control-freak CEO (Soren Maling), who negotiates from a sterile office in Copenhagen.

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DVD & Blu-ray review: A Hijacking (15)