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Drama

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Moneyball Review

Based on Michael Lewis’ book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, Bennett Miller’s film charts the real life tail of the 2002 Oakland Athletics baseball team.

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  • 27th November 2011
  • Adam
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50/50 Review

Writer Will Reiser and real life friend Seth Rogen tell the semi-autobiographical tale of Reiser’s battle with cancer at the age of 25.

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  • 25th November 2011
  • Adam
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Take Shelter Review

Michael Shannon gives a career best performance in Jeff NIchols’ breathtaking drama Take Shelter.

  • Review
  • 21st November 2011
  • Adam
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Review

Forced from retirement during the Cold War, MI6 veteran George Smiley is tasked with unearthing a Soviet mole at the very top of the secret service.

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  • 16th November 2011
  • Adam
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The Ides of March Review

A politcal drama set during the Democratic primary in Ohio as the idealistic Stephen Meyer (Gosling), press secretary for presidential candidate Mike Morris (Clooney) is forced to learn the dirtier side of politics the hard way.

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  • 3rd November 2011
  • Adam
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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