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Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender in 12 Years a Slave
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Friday November 8th, 2013
While American film icon Steve McQueen was known for fast cars and great escapes, a British director by the same name has become recognized for slow films and desperate circumstances. It was therefore logical to see him tackle 12 Years a Slave, based on the memoirs of Solomon Northup, a…More
Brad Pitt in Moneyball
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Saturday October 1st, 2011
Moneyball is a triumph for Brad Pitt who follows his memorable performance earlier this year in Terrence Malick's Tree Of Life with his role as a baseball Rocky in this intelligent, perceptive sports drama. ¬†Adapted from the Michael Lewis book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, Moneyball is…More
The Arbor
Monday August 1st, 2011
On the twentieth anniversary of the death of British playwright Andrea Dunbar, Clio Barnard took a hard look at the young woman and her legacy. The result is a gritty, dark, fascinating glimpse into the troubled life of Dunbar as told from the perspective of contemporaries and her 3 children:…More

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