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B-Lines and Felines: This Month's Films

This Month’s Films (March 2015)

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Tracks (2013) Australian adventure drama directed by John Curran and starring Mia Wasikowska. Feeling estranged from the Australian urban culture, Robyn Davidson (Wasikowska) embarks on a trek over the harsh and arid landscape of the outback from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean. Accompanied only ...

Les Miserables

This Month’s Films (February 2015)

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The Fighter (2010) A look at the early years of boxer “Irish” Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s. Verdict: 8/10 Go to top The Invisible Woman (2013) Nelly (Felicity Jones) is haunted by her past. Her memories take us back in time to follow ...

Dallas Buyers Club

This Month’s Films (January 2015)

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Matthew McConaughey gives the performance of his career in this uplifting and powerful film inspired by true events. Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof (McConaughey) sees his free-wheeling life overturned when he’s diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. ...

Y Tu Mama Tambien

This Month’s Films (December 2014)

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Re-Animator (1985) A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student (Jeffrey Combs) arrives on campus. Verdict: 6/10 Go to top Would You Rather (2012) What would you do if a ...

The Devil's Backbone

This Month’s Films (November 2014)

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Shattered Glass (2003) The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles. Verdict: 8/10 Go to top Precious (2009) Precious Jones, an inner-city high school girl, is illiterate, overweight, and pregnant…again. Naïve and abused, ...

Metropolis

This Month’s Films (October 2014)

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Kwaidan (1964) Winner of the Special Jury Prize at Cannes, Kwaidan features four nightmarish tales in which terror thrives and demons lurk. Adapted from traditional Japanese ghost stories, this lavish, widescreen production drew extensively on Kobayashi’s own training as a student of painting ...

La Vie en Rose

This Month’s Films (September 2014)

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George Washington (2000) Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices. An ambitiously constructed, elegantly photographed meditation on adolescence, the first full-length film by director David Gordon Green (Pineapple ...

Rush

This Week’s Films (11/08/14)

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Dry Summer (1963) Two brothers, Osman and Hasan, disagree over allowing neighboring villagers to use the water on their land. Osman surrounds the water with barriers to prevent others from using it. Being a good man, Hasan argues that the others should also use the water. Verdict: 6/10 Go to ...

London River

This Week’s Films (03/08/14)

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Billy Bathgate (1991) Two-time Academy Award(R)-winner Dustin Hoffman (Best Actor — KRAMER VS. KRAMER, 1979; RAIN MAN, 1988) stars in the action-packed gangster epic detailing the rise and fall of notorious mobster Dutch Schultz as seen through the eyes of his young protege, Billy Bathgate. ...

Of Mice and Men

This Week’s Films (20/07/14)

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Trishna (2011) Trishna (Freida Pinto, Slumdog Millionaire) lives with her family in a village in Rajasthan, India’s largest state. As the eldest daughter, she works in a nearby resort to help pay the bills. Jay (Riz Ahmed, Four Lions) is the wealthy son of a property developer. When he takes ...

The Help

This Week’s Films (13/07/14)

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Blitz (2011) Tough, uncompromising and totally un-PC cop Brant (Jason Statham) joins forces with Officer DC Porter Nash (Paddy Considine) to hunt down a serial killer (Aiden Gillen) who has been targeting police officers. This fast-paced action-thriller is a raw, gritty tale of moral ambiguity, ...

Aura

This Week’s Films (06/07/14)

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Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004) Featuring the most successful heavy metal band of all time, METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER offers a revealing and exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the legendary band as they confront personal demons and their relationships with each other while recording ...

Harakiri

This Week’s Films (29/06/14)

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Real Steel (2011) Enter the not-so-distant future where boxing has gone high-tech — 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots have taken over the ring. Starring Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter turned small-time promoter, REAL STEEL is a riveting, white-knuckle action ride that ...

Best Intentions

This Week’s Films (15/06/14)

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Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002) The chronically suicidal Wilbur and his good-hearted big brother Harbour are in their thirties, when their father dies, leaving them with nothing but a worn down second-hand bookshop in Glasgow. Wilbur survives yet another suicide attempt and goes to the ...

Deep Water

This Week’s Films (08/06/14)

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The Bridge (2006) The Golden Gate Bridge is an iconic structure; a symbol of San Francisco, the West, freedom – and something more, something spiritual, something words cannot describe.  The director and crew spent an entire year focusing on the Bridge. Running cameras for almost every daylight ...

Ugetsu

This Week’s Films (01/06/14)

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Jedi Junkies (2010) Star Wars isn’t just a series of films. It’s an indelible part of the last thirty years of American culture, going far beyond mere entertainment. For some, its become a way of life. Join us as we profile a unique group of individuals whose love of Star Wars goes well ...

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