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Film Guide - November 21, 2014

This week’s movie reviews.

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REVIEW: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

Great acting leads us through an emotional minefield of retribution and political subterfuge [TRAILER].

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MOVIE REVIEW: Grand Seduction

Harbour community Tickle Cove tries to lure a big time doctor to settle in their tiny village [TRAILER].

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Film a loose-limbed look at the age lag
November 14 2014 at 14:49

In ‘Laggies’ a 28-year-old woman, 10 years after her high school graduation, is holding back from the careers and commitments that her friends seem to be making...

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Drop
November 14 2014 at 11:28

Tom Hardy’s slow burn, subdued and mesmerising performance is the mainstay of this crime drama, though he is ably supported by James Gandolfini.

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When stupid is as stupid does...
November 14 2014 at 12:04

Would we expect anything approaching wit or intelligence from a film called Dumb and Dumber To? [REVIEW]

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Jungle boy fails to ape prior films
November 14 2014 at 11:22

Tarzan is adapted yet again for this 3D CGI animated film. This time we get a contemporary American child lost in an African jungle.

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True football story from tired playbook
November 14 2014 at 11:11

Perfection is impossible. That’s the message of the fact-based When the Game Stands Tall, a by-the-book sports drama based on the storied De La Salle Spartans.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Signal
November 14 2014 at 11:02

A glossier take on the indie trend of brainy, cards-close-to-chest sci-fi pictures that veer towards the mainstream near the end, this is ultimately a lot less unusual than it appears.

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Nighy, Mulligan shine in political love story
November 14 2014 at 10:40

If you saw the recent Pieter Toerien-produced Vertical Hour, by David Hare who also wrote this play, it’s an added bonus.

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Film Guide - November 7, 2014
November 7 2014 at 14:08

This week’s movie reviews.

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Film goes beyond the edge of the earth
November 7 2014 at 12:12

Matthew McConaughey-led space drama pits survival of the species against individual survival [TRAILER].

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Viewer Taken for ride in Willis film
November 7 2014 at 12:03

A retired assassin is forced to use his special skills while moving heaven and earth to find his kidnapped daughter.

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