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Drama

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Anonymous Review

Set during the Queen Elizabeth I, Anonymous plays on the theory that Edward De Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford was the true author of the plays and sonnets traditionally attributed to William Shakespeare.

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  • 30th October 2011
  • Adam
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We Need to Talk About Kevin Review

A psychological thriller charting the life of a mother who’s dealing with grief and guilt after her teenage son Kevin goes on a killing spree at his high school.

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  • 23rd October 2011
  • Adam
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Contagion Review

A sci-fi thriller showing the devastating effects of a global pandemic from the viewpoints of a grieving husband, the scientists trying to find a cure and a sleazy Australian blogger.

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  • 22nd October 2011
  • Adam
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Texas Killing Fields Review

A New York homicide detective teams up with a local cop to investigate the murder of a prostitute and the disappearance of a girl in the bayous of Texas, known as the ‘Killing Fields’.

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  • 17th October 2011
  • Adam
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The Help Review

College graduate Skeeter enlists the help of Jackson, Mississippi’s African American maids to write a novel from their point of view.

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  • 12th October 2011
  • Adam
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Crazy, Stupid Love Review

Steve Carrell turns to lothario Ryan Gosling to help him recover from a divorce, only to discover the only woman he really wants is his wife.

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  • 24th September 2011
  • Adam
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Drive Review

Eager to protect his neighbour and her son, a Hollywood stuntman and part time getaway driver gets involved in a heist that goes horribly wrong in Nicolas Winding Refn’s genre masterpiece.

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  • 19th September 2011
  • Adam
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Super 8 Review

After witnessing a train crash a group of young movie makers investigate the unusual situation that unfolds in JJ Abrams’ throwback to Spielberg’s 80s oeuvre.

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  • 5th September 2011
  • Adam
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The Guard Review

Brendan Gleeson shines in John Michael McDonagh’s darkly comic twist on the buddy cop formula.

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  • 11th August 2011
  • Adam
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Black Swan Review

Natalie Portman shines as a ballet dancer who is mentally unraveling in Darren Aronofsky’s simmering psychological thriller.

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  • 29th March 2011
  • Adam