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Dominic West

EIFF 2016: Finding Dory (2016)

Let me cut to the chase here. I liked Finding Nemo, almost as much as most people. It was gorgeous, it had lots of fun characters, and the gags were good. Finding Dory is even better. Yes, I said it. Some will disagree, and they might…

Testament of Youth (2014)

Similar to last year’s The Railway Man, the awards season wouldn't be complete without a war epic.  Originally slated to be released as part of the UK’s World War I celebrations, the adaptation of the first installment of Vera Brittain’s…

The Awakening (2011)

It's funny how things work out sometimes. I spent a long time eagerly awaiting the release of The Woman In Black and then ended up very disappointed so then I turned to another British ghost movie that was released recently and I got my…

John Carter (2012)

In 1912, the creator of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs, conceived a fantasy world within the surface of Mars, which he called Barsoom. Following the adventures of a man from Earth travelling through this Martian world, Burroughs' series of…

The Awakening (2011)

For the past decade, we have seen a revival of the classic haunted house chiller with works such as the Nicole Kidman-starred The Others to the brilliant Spanish scares of The Devil's Backbone and The Orphanage.  With the current and…

The Awakening (2011)

All Black Captain Sean Fitzpatrick famously could conclude a post-match interview constructed entirely of platitudes, one of his favourites being "Rugby's an 80 minute game". It must therefore have been galling for him, in recent…

The Awakening (2011)

A cold manor house surrounded by dense woodland provides the setting for Nick Murphy's nuts n' bolts ghost story The Awakening, and it's one of several elements you've undoubtedly seen before. Following in the classic tradition of The…