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Paul Bettany

Scene Stealer – Master and Commander

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) is an epic war-drama film.  It contains everything.  Some prime examples: historical ideas (some of it's facts are slightly altered such as the year), islands, Navy battles and surgeons…

Transcendence (2014)

Hack that program, fast! The sci-fi Luddite movie Transcendence is a disappointment on many levels, its dialogue trite, its action sluggish, its imagination falling short of its ambition. It's all pretty forgettable, and in a way maybe…

Iron Man 3 (2013)

For me, my favourite superheroes end up being The Big Three (Batman, Superman, Spider-Man) and then the rest get to fight for my attention at the level just below. I've always loved The Incredible Hulk, because I grew up with the TV show…

Iron Man 3 (2013)

It is strange to think that Iron Man was released only five years ago. The film set the stage for one of the most successful film franchises in recent years – not to mention help bring comic book films to another level. Five Marvel films…

Margin Call (2011)

J.C. Chandor’s thought-provoking Wall Street Drama boasts a host of memorable performances from its ensemble cast and eschews glamorising the banker lifestyle like Oliver Stone’s Wall Street and its recent sequel. In Chandor’s movie, the…

Win DVDs of Margin Call

Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, Margin Call is a thriller entangling the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When entry-level…

Broken Lines (2008)

Immersed deep within the multicultural surroundings of North London’s Finsbury Park, this intrinsically British drama attempts to evoke the gritty realism that has become a staple of our modern national cinema. When the death of his…