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Filth (2013)

Bruce Robertson (James McAvoy) is a nasty piece of work. He drinks excessively, he's having sex with the wife of a colleague, he takes as many drugs as he can get his hands on, he makes obscene phone calls, he stabs everyone in the back and…

Still Life (2013)

John May (Eddie Marsan) is a council worker with a particularly important job; to find any living relatives of solitary deceased people in the borough and, if unsuccessful, arrange the funeral and burial or cremation of these people. John…

New posters released for Filth

Dirty cop Bruce Robertson is riding high in two new posters for Jon S. Baird’s FILTH, now available on the film’s DPK.  FILTH is adapted from the Irvine Welsh novel of the same name and stars James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan and …

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

Yet another reworking of a well-known fairytale, Jack the Giant Slayer gives Jack and the Beanstalk an impressive array of CGI and a fraction more depth to create a 2-hour story fleshed out with a collection of mainly British talent. The…

The World’s End (2013)

The World's End is the weakest film in the "Cornetto trilogy" and that's something worth saying right here, right at the very beginning. It's also worth following up with the fact that it's not a BAD film, by any means. It just doesn't…

I, Anna (2012)

This is a handsome and intriguing drama. I fancy director Barnaby Southcombe would characterise it as a thriller, but it never quite musters the intensity for that. We are pitched into the world of Allegra (Charlotte Rampling, in real life…

Shadow of the Sword (2005)

Also known as The Headsman, this is a historical drama that takes place in Tyrol, starting in 1520. At the age of about 8, two boyhood friends are adopted by the Archbishop and brought up separately. Martin is trained as a soldier, and…

Tyrannosaur (2011)

I think Paddy Considine is an amazing talent and, yes, I'd easily put him right up there if pushed to nominate my top three actors of the 21st century. The man can do no wrong. So I was equally eager and nervous to see his directorial debut…

War Horse (2011)

When people saw the first trailer of Steven Spielberg’s follow-up to his 3D performance capture adventure Tintin, many claimed that War Horse was going to be a vomit-inducing sentimental tale of a boy and his horse. However, for those who…