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True Grit poster

Once again the Coen Brothers set a standard for every other film to try and match. True Grit is every bit as brilliant as its reputation would suggest: the best western since Unforgiven and a central performance from Jeff Bridges that is twice as good as the one he secured an Oscar for last year …

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince poster

What is there left to say about Harry Potter films? It seems like only yesterday that I wrote of The Order of the Phoenix: “this Harry Potter is not a hugely enjoyable experience. The young actors, despite lots of practice by now, haven’t got any better (poor Rupert Grint as Harry gets found out every …

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix poster

The world of Harry Potter takes on an Orwellian tone in The Order of the Phoenix, episode 5 in the Hogwarts soap, which sees the magic bureaucracy in London desperate to keep a lid on the news of Voldemort’s return. If that last sentence didn’t mean very much to you then you will have a hard …

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Review: Shooter and four more ...

by Dan on May 2, 2007

in Cinema and Reviews

Shooter poster

This week’s Capital Times film review (as submitted). Completed in a hurry this morning, I expect the printed version to be shorter and better…

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