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ROGER ALLAM

The Hippopotamus (2017)

Upper-class pomposity and dry, blistering, scathing verbal attacks abound in the adaptation of Stephen Fry’s 1994 The Hippopotamus – not a tale of the large herbivorous mammal but a witty detective exposition that has Fry’s voice screaming…

TRAILER PARK: The Hippopotamus

It appears you can't keep a good man down - especially if his name is Stephen Fry.  He may have left England's green and pleasant land for the sunnier climes of America's West Coast, but that doesn't mean his presence can't still be felt…

The Book Thief (2014)

There is a moving, beautifully-filmed story about a handsome young German girl struggling for her life, and to come of age, through an unlikely bond with a young Jewish refugee during the death throes of the Third Reich. This isn't it. That…

The Woman in Black (2012)

Towards the end of last year came the release of the British ghost chiller, The Awakening, which, although a disappointment, was an antidote to the current horror trend of gore and Blair Witch-like visuals. Like The Awakening, or perhaps a…