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Heavy Rain - PS3   review
4 out of 5

Heavy Rain - PS3 review

By 18 February 2010

Heavy Rain is everything Quantic Dream promised that it would be: a powerful, emotional, ground-breaking experience with stunning visuals and believable virtual actors. Gripping, moving, intelligent and visionary, it's the richest synthesis of game and... >>

Catch a Fire - DVD review
3 out of 5

Catch a Fire - DVD review

By 31 July 2007

Catch a Fire is the true story of political activist Patrick Chamusso who was sentenced to 24 years in prison after attempting to blow up a South African oil refinery in 1980. Derek “Antwone Fisher” Luke plays Chamusso, a loving husband and father... >>

The Good Shepherd - DVD review
3.5 out of 5

The Good Shepherd - DVD review

By 29 June 2007

Edward Wilson (Matt Damon) is a high flyer at Yale University in 1939 when he is recruited to join the American secret service. His hidden life gives him first hand experience of the Second World War and the Soviet expansion into Eastern Europe while... >>

Blood Diamond - DVD review
4 out of 5

Blood Diamond - DVD review

By 23 June 2007

Set amid the carnage of the Sierra Leone civil war of the late-1990s, Blood Diamond tells the story of Solomon Vandy (Hounsou), a Mende fisherman forced into slavery after his village is decimated by rebel guerrillas. Put to work in the diamond mines,... >>

Apocalypto - DVD review
4 out of 5

Apocalypto - DVD review

By 16 June 2007

Three years on from The Passion of the Christ, Mel Gibson returns to the director’s chair for a brutal action thriller set against the backdrop of the fall of the Mayan empire. When a savage tribe decimates a peaceful village, Jaguar Paw (Youngblood)... >>

Infamous - DVD review
4 out of 5

Infamous - DVD review

By 14 June 2007

Following directly in the footsteps of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Oscar winning turn in 2006, Toby Jones now takes on the role of Truman Capote - the famously eccentric American novelist, playwright and screenwriter - in Infamous. The story begins as... >>

Bobby - DVD review
3.5 out of 5

Bobby - DVD review

By 12 June 2007

Bobby follows the stories of 22 fictional characters in Los Angeles’ Ambassador Hotel on the night of June 4th 1968, when Presidential hopeful Senator Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated moments after claiming victory in the crucial California primary.... >>

Babel - DVD review
3.5 out of 5

Babel - DVD review

By 25 May 2007

The third collaboration between Director Alejandro González Iñárritu and writer Guillermo Arriaga (Amores Perros, 21 Grams) is a multi-stranded epic, spanning three continents. A rifle shot in the African desert sparks a chain of events linking a group... >>

The Last King of Scotland - DVD review
4.5 out of 5

The Last King of Scotland - DVD review

By 23 May 2007

Based on Giles Foden’s best selling novel, The Last King of Scotland is an enthralling political thriller set amid the destruction of Idi Amin’s (Whitaker) murderous reign as Ugandan president during the 1970s. A mixture of fact and fiction, the story... >>

London to Brighton - DVD review
4 out of 5

London to Brighton - DVD review

By 17 May 2007

Kelly (Lorraine Stanley) is a prostitute, forced by Derek (Johnnie Harris) her bullying pimp to find a child to satisfy a ruthless gangland boss’ sexual appetite. When things turn nasty, Kelly escapes with 11-year-old Joanne (Georgia Groome) to the... >>