Derby QUAD

London
Venue name: Derby QUAD
Contact:
Address: Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AS
Transport: Rail: Derby
  • Two fairly routine plots (who is the Mr Big in the drug supply chain and Lady from Shanghai's 'I want you to murder me please') are neatly interwoven in a film that depends heavily on how we feel about Chevy Chase and his delivery of wisecracks. T...
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  • Misfired psychological thriller revolving around Agutter's schoolgirl fantasies about her older foster brother and a series of local murders, and evoking unproductive associations with such precursors as The Fallen Idol. A disappointment to admire...
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  • Condemned on its release as harmful to minors, Robert Aldrich’s late contribution to the B-noir tradition, by way of Mickey Spillane, couldn’t quite find its audience in 1955. But it now stands as a crucial influence on what would become the Frenc...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Admirers of cool beauty, catty putdowns and cunning narrative cul-de-sacs should swoon for this restoration of Otto Preminger’s stylish 1944 noir, which is less a crime mystery and more a succession of vivid character portraits – one of which, the...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Spruced up in preparation for a fortieth- anniversary DVD release, Lionel Jeffries’s 1970 adaptation of Edith Nesbit’s homely children’s novel still basks in a warm, rosy glow of universal nicety. Set in the early 1900s, the story – about three we...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    It’d be interesting to see polling data on how many Brits recall John Landis’s hysterical gore-spattered masterpiece as that all-important rite of passage: their first 18. Well, the folks at the BBFC have ruined all that: in reclassifying the film...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    You wait ages for a horror movie in which beery, unreconstructed blokes are set upon by sexy man-eating women, and then two come along. However, the contrast between Horne and Corden’s bloodless, laugh-free ‘Lesbian Vampire Killers’ and Jake West’...
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