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Ali Paige Goldstein

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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Where there’s a will, there’s a say
December 5 2014 at 10:46

Seventy-five isn’t too old to make a film-making debut, judging from My Old Lady, the first feature by veteran playwright Israel Horovitz.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Hobbit – Battle of the Five Armies
December 12 2014 at 09:25

Trilogy ends in a battle royale

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MOVIE REVIEW: Walking on Sunshine
December 12 2014 at 09:25

Cheesy jukebox musical fun

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MOVIE REVIEW: Love, Rosie
December 12 2014 at 09:25

Some friends are your happy ending ...

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More political fizzler than sizzler
December 8 2014 at 10:42

One of the contemporary writers in Hindi cinema, Rensil D Silva, disappoints with a precarious attempt at political story writing with the message-driven Ungli.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Penguins of Madagascar
December 5 2014 at 11:26

This Madagascar spin-off is silly fun, a colourful romp for sugar-fuelled little people in need of entertaining.

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Film preaches more than it entertains
December 5 2014 at 11:20

The rapture won't come soon enough for unfortunate souls forced to suffer through Left Behind [TRAILER].

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Film Guide - December 5, 2014
December 5 2014 at 11:10

This week’s movie reviews.

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O’Dowd captivates as simpleton
December 5 2014 at 09:12

Sad and harrowing, this stage adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novella is a nuanced portrait of a mean world of economic disempowerment.

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Bolly rom-com strikes happy medium
December 1 2014 at 11:48

To enjoy this movie, you have to lower your expectations. The directors achieve their Happy Ending purely based on references to Bollywood’s romantic comedies.

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