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Jeff Daniels

The Martian (2014)

Damon dominates the screen, nailing a one-hander and getting far more laughs than you’d expect from a man in a year’s alien solitary who has to eat potatoes he grew in his own poo.

Looper (2012)

Rian Johnson’s time travel thriller arrives on DVD and Blu-ray this week and while it isn’t quite the ground-breaking Matrix-esque Sci-Fi spectacle that it was initially billed as, it is nonetheless an impressively atmospheric and…

Looper (2012)

If you have been as excited as I have, for as long as I have, at the prospect of seeing Looper at the cinema then I am pretty sure that you won't be disappointed. It's smart enough in many ways to stop you noticing the major plotholes, it's…

Looper (2012)

Old hip meets new hip In his review Anthony Lane of The New Yorker notes the obvious suitability of Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis as joint players in Rian Johnson's new time-travel movie given the younger man's fluid and assured…

State Of Play (2009)

A fantastic political thriller with a very good cast doing very good work, the biggest thing working against State Of Play would seem to be that it’s a movie adaptation of a much-admired BBC mini-series. I have yet to see the BBC original…

Howl (2010)

Ever since his powerful performance in 127 Hours I have found it all the more difficult to take James Franco serious as a credible dramatic actor, or even an interesting onscreen figure. To me he has become a bit too twitchy and seems to…