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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Ben Stiller's Walter Mitty of 2013 has a passing resemblance to Danny Kaye's of 1947, and none at all to James Thurber's original creation (in which a hen-pecked husband, who inhabits a short story about five pages long, is sent out to

The Deep (2013)

Who holds the numberless stars in the heavens? Beethoven, Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur The story upon which this film is based is so literally incredible that scientists still can’t quite work out how it happened. In March 1984 a…

Welcome to the Punch (2013)

Welcome to the Punch starts off with brio: Masked motorcycling villains escaping a bank heist with no small amount of panache in London's Canary Wharf (a place which must seem far more exotic to those who haven't had to spend much time…

Jitters (2010)

Marketed and recommended to people as an Icelandic Skins, Jitters plays out quite like . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . an Icelandic Skins. Young Gabriel returns from his trip to Manchester and rejoins his group of close friends.…