Vue Reading

Venue name: Vue Reading
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Address: The Oracle Centre
Off Mill Lane
North Reading
RG1 2AG
Price: £6.40-£9
  • Life for those in fawning, panicked thrall to Runway magazine über-editor Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep) can be nasty, brutish and short – as wannabe journalist and couture ignoramus Andy (Anne ‘Perky!’ Hathaway) discovers upon fluking her way in...
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  • Max Skinner (Russell Crowe) is a morally retarded City trader who lives by his hands-free kit and Tie Rack charge card until one day he inherits a vineyard in Provence from his daffy old uncle (Albert Finney). At first, the habitually xenophobic M...
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  • Kevin Costner finally acts his age in this decidedly patchy US Coast Guard drama, and is spot-on as the lead rescue swimmer in Alaskan waters, who’s demoted after a tragedy and not happy to be training the service’s newest intake. Which is where t...
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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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  • What should have been a self-deprecatory checklist of Deep South gin joint clichés, this Prohibition-era musical starring pioneering hip-hop duo OutKast recklessly opts for po-faced drama and comes off more like ‘Moonwalker’ meets ‘Harlem Nights’....
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  • Despite the cringingly unfunny jive-talk opener, Sony’s first computer-animation turns out to be a bit of a hoot, replete with some fabulous characterisations and a couple of decent songs. Boog the domesticated grizzly (voice of Martin Lawrence) l...
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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
    A watered-down adaptation that hides coyly under the sheets, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is full of all sorts of sex, but it's still a hopelessly softcore erotic drama that fails to be even a fraction as titillating as the EL James books that inspired ...
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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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