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  • Even demigods need a little time out once in a while. Superman, it seems, has been off-planet finding himself for five years, which means he took his eye off the ball of human affairs in summer 2001. You might have noticed things going a little sc...
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  • Is it possible to make a film that evokes both ‘Barry Lyndon’ and ‘National Lampoon’s European Vacation’? Sofia Coppola has had a decent stab at it. Her schtick in writing and directing this dreamy evocation of the Versailles life of Marie Antoine...
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  • The second ‘Saw’ sequel develops the mythology of sadistic puppet-master Jigsaw (Bell) in ambitious, gruesome but ultimately self-defeating ways. Despite the twisted imagination he and his protégé Amanda (Shawnee Smith) lavish upon their ingenious...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    This is a ghostly and slippery sideways glance at the murder of the British student Meredith Kercher in Italy in 2007 – a crime that fellow students Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito seem to have been convicted and cleared of ad infinitum ever si...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    ‘The Voices’ is an ecstatically deranged, pitch-black comedy about a lovable murderer named Jerry (Ryan Reynolds). We also meet the cat who thinks Jerry should kill his colleagues and the sleepy mutt who disagrees (both voiced by Reynolds). It’s t...
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  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    Hey, girl – go with what you know. Actor-turned-auteur Ryan Gosling’s nutty (and not in a good way) adult fairy tale is like some unholy mix of Nicolas Winding Refn’s black-light fantasias and Terrence Malick’s soul-searching allegories. It goes o...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Pastiching James Bond is hardly a new idea (see Woody Allen in the 1967 ‘Casino Royale’, not to mention the entire ‘Austin Powers’ franchise), but that hasn’t stopped writer-director Matthew Vaughn from trying his hand at a little counter-espionag...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Anyone with fond memories of the books or a dusty Paddington Bear sitting on a shelf in their childhood bedroom can rest easy: this first-ever movie take on Peru’s furriest export is a cuddly, thoughtful triumph. But not too cuddly. The beauty of...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Released in the wake of star Paul Walker’s untimely death in a car wreck, ‘Fast & Furious 7’ was always going to lay it on thick with the nostalgic montages and slap on the back, hug-it-out, ‘I’m gonna miss you, dog’ macho bonding. But for all tha...
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