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Rock gets serious with slyly funny film

Comedian Chris Rock's third directorial effort Top Five deftly mixes vulgar comedy and social commentary.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Boy Next Door

From the deliciously bad trailer you'll know some of the film's best - which is to say its worst - lines.

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Pacino finds his inner rock star

Al Pacino puts a bit more effort into this lead role than he has for a while, playing an ageing rocker.

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Rock gets serious with slyly funny film
March 27 2015 at 15:48

Comedian Chris Rock's third directorial effort Top Five deftly mixes vulgar comedy and social commentary.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Boy Next Door
March 27 2015 at 13:33

From the deliciously bad trailer you'll know some of the film's best - which is to say its worst - lines.

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Pacino finds his inner rock star
March 27 2015 at 12:01

Al Pacino puts a bit more effort into this lead role than he has for a while, playing an ageing rocker.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Rosewater
March 27 2015 at 11:15

Rosewater is both a faithful and a forceful adaptation of Then They Came For Me, the 2011 memoir of Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Lazarus Effect
March 27 2015 at 11:11

You’d think that the young scientists in this horror would know better than to try to raise the dead.

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MOVIE REVIEW: NH10
March 23 2015 at 11:06

A striking and enigmatic film visually rich and uncompromising in its extensive use of thriller elements.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Insurgent
March 20 2015 at 12:57

Yep, it’s another Young Adult, post-apocalyptic sci-fi action flick set in a city enclosed by a wall.

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MOVIE REVIEW: McFarland, USA
March 20 2015 at 12:17

Kevin Costner returns to the sports movie genre in this inspirational story of an underdog cross-country team.

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Raises bar for Afrikaans rom-coms
March 20 2015 at 11:29

When it comes to Afrikaans tv series of the ’80s, the one with the best name surely had to be Ballade vir ’n Enkeling.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Enakkul Oruvan
March 16 2015 at 10:20

Enakkul Oruvan is the official remake of a Kannada movie.

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