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julia stiles

Jason Bourne (2016)

The Bourne continuation He's back, and it's not even necessary to add anything to his name. "Jason Bourne" is enough. After nine years off, and Tony Gilroy's able but rather dispiriting 2014 spin-off, Damon has donned the mantle again. He's…

Jason Bourne

It's been almost 15 years since we first saw Matt Damon figure out his identity while beating up lots of people in the fantastic 2002 action thriller The Bourne Identity. That film was followed by two sequels, and THEN we also got The…

VENICE 2015 – Go With Me (2015)

If Go With Me were a meal, it would be the kind you have at a motorway service station. It’s as guaranteed to get the job done as it is to fade immediately from memory. There is nothing particularly wrong with Daniel Alfredson’s pacific…

Closed Circuit (2013)

No exit, government in charge John Crowley's Closed Circuit gets you all poised for a fast, exciting legal thriller. It starts literally with a bang, a terrorist's bomb set off in London's Borough Market, under the eyes of dozens of…

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Silver Linings Playbook is a romantic comedy that happens to focus on a number of people who have mental health problems. The fact that it balances the romance with the gentle humour with one of the best depictions of bipolar disorder I…

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Long shots David O. Russell dips further into the mainstream and accessible but still with an original touch in Silver Linings Playbook, a romance between two mental patients freshly out on their own and making a go at living healthy lives.…

The Omen Pentology (1976 – 2006)

I don't think I need to say too much about The Omen before moving on to review the movies in the series. It's a very particular type of horror movie but it's quite possibly the best of that type and stands tall as yet another classic of the…