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Film Diary 2014: Edge Of Tomorrow

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Posted on 1:50pm Friday 6th June 2014

Tom Cruise dies again and again and again, as he battles alien creatures with the help of Emily Blunt in this sci-fi time travel romp.

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Film Diary 2014: Godzilla

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Posted on 10:05pm Saturday 17th May 2014

The second attempt by Hollywood to remake Japanese classic Godzilla is a more faithful endeavour, that unfortunately bores rather than roars.

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Film Diary 2014: Noah

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Posted on 10:45am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Who built the ark? Noah, Noah... and his family and some giant rock monsters in Darren Aronofsky's pleasingly bonkers epic drama.

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Film Diary 2014: Transcendence

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Posted on 12:01am Monday 21st April 2014

Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall push technology to its limits in this speculative sci-fi thriller.

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Film Diary 2014: Calvary

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Posted on 1:49pm Monday 14th April 2014

Brendan Gleeson plays a priest threatened by one of his parishoners in this startling drama from John Michael McDonagh, director of The Guard.

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Film Diary 2014: Under The Skin

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Posted on 11:45am Monday 7th April 2014

Scarlett Johansson stars in the latest film from Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast, Birth)...

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Film Diary 2014: The Zero Theorem

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Posted on 11:16am Monday 24th March 2014

Christoph Waltz stars in Terry Gilliam's sci-fi satire of a search for meaning in nothingness, and vice versa.

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Film Diary 2014: The Grand Budapest Hotel

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Posted on 2:53pm Thursday 20th March 2014

In 1932, on the verge of war, Zero Moustafa joins the Grand Budapest Hotel as a lobby boy, wherein he's swept up in an adventure with the hotel's eccentric concierge Gustave.

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Film Diary 2014: Dallas Buyers Club

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Posted on 3:21pm Monday 17th February 2014

In 1985 Ron Woodruff was diagnosed with AIDS, and found himself rallying against the healthcare system in an effort to bring medication to himself and his fellow sufferers.

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Film Diary 2014: 12 Years A Slave

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Posted on 12:38pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Based on the true account of free man Solomon Northup's kidnapping and sale into slavery.

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Film Diary 2014: Frozen

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Posted on 11:28am Monday 6th January 2014

Disney's loose update of Hans Christian Anderson's The Snow Queen sees Princess Anna go in search of her sister, Queen Elsa, who has plunged their land into eternal winter...

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Film Diary 2013: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues...

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Posted on 3:53pm Monday 23rd December 2013

Newscaster Ron Burgandy finds himself at the helm of the first 24 hour news channel in 1980s New York...

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Film Diary 2013: The Hunger Games - Catching Fire

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Posted on 1:40pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

The second instalment in the blockbuster The Hunger Games franchise finds Katniss struggling with post-traumatic stress and the early sparks of revolution...

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Film 2013: Gravity

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Posted on 11:37am Tuesday 12th November 2013

Sandra Bullock finds herself all adrift in open space in this sci-fi survival thriller.

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Film Diary 2013: Philomena

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Posted on 9:56am Tuesday 5th November 2013

Disgraced journalist Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan) finds himself in search of former convent worker Philomena Lee's (Judi Dench) stolen son...

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Film Diary 2013: Filth

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Posted on 11:01am Thursday 10th October 2013

James McAvoy stars as a misanthropic police sergeant in this adaptation of Irwine Welsh's novel.

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Film Diary 2013: Upstream Colour

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Posted on 10:01am Thursday 5th September 2013

Shane Carruth's sophomore film is a beguiling story of connections and cycles, and is open to endless interpretation.

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Film Diary 2013: Elysium

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Posted on 2:28pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

A sci-fi thriller in which Matt Damon's terminally ill ex-crook has to travel to an elite space station to cure himself.

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Film Diary 2013: The Lone Ranger

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Posted on 11:20am Tuesday 13th August 2013

The enduring hero returns to action in this big budget blockbuster from the team responsible for the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise.

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Film Diary 2013: Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

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Posted on 10:24am Friday 9th August 2013

Radio DJ Alan Partridge finds himself back in the public interest when an armed, ex-colleague takes his radio station hostage.

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Film Diary 2013: Frances Ha

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Posted on 1:18am Sunday 28th July 2013

Greta Gerwig plays Frances, a late twenty something, forced out of arrested development to face being an adult in New York.

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Film Diary 2013: The World's End

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Posted on 9:38am Wednesday 24th July 2013

After zombie invasions and police thrillers, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright reunite for a sci-fi comedy about old friends getting back together for an epic pub crawl.

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Film Diary 2013: This Is The End

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Posted on 7:13pm Sunday 30th June 2013

A group of celebrity friends take refuge in a mansion whilst the apocalypse rages outside.

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Film Diary 2013: Man Of Steel

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Posted on 10:33pm Sunday 16th June 2013

Superman reboot from the director of Watchmen and the writers of The Dark Knight...

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Film Diary 2013: Behind The Candelabra

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Posted on 9:58pm Sunday 16th June 2013

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon deliver brilliant performances in this glittering true story about famed pianist Liberace.

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Film Diary 2013: The Great Gatsby

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Posted on 10:39am Tuesday 28th May 2013

Baz Luhrmann's fifth film is an adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel about decadence, idealism and obsession.

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Film Diary 2013: Mud

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Posted on 2:02pm Sunday 19th May 2013

Matthew McConaughey continues his career revival, with this scruffy coming-of-age drama set around the rivers of Arkansas.

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Film Diary 2013: Star Trek Into Darkness

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Posted on 3:24pm Saturday 11th May 2013

Action-packed sequel to J.J. Abrams' 2009 reboot of the Star Trek franchise sees Kirk and Spock - and the rest of the crew - face up against a formidable foe.

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Film Diary 2013: Evil Dead

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Posted on 12:55am Saturday 27th April 2013

A group of teens head into the woods to stay at a spooky cabin, haven't they seen the original The Evil Dead?!

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Film Diary 2013: Trance

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Posted on 10:23am Tuesday 16th April 2013

James McAvoy has a secret locked inside his mind enters hypnotherapy in order to try and break it out.

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Film Diary 2013: Oblivion

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Posted on 3:03pm Saturday 13th April 2013

Sci-fi tale in which Tom Cruise goes Wall-E on post-apocalyptic Earth.

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Film Diary 2013: Stoker

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Posted on 10:55pm Monday 4th March 2013

The director of Oldboy makes his English language debut with this Gothic psychological thriller starring Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman and Matthew Goode.

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Film Diary 2013: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

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Posted on 11:59pm Sunday 3rd March 2013

Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton play the titular siblings from Grimm's fairytale, now grown-up and having turned their knack of cooking witches into a lucrative profession.

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Film Diary 2013: Wreck-It-Ralph

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Posted on 11:47pm Thursday 28th February 2013

Ralph is the bad guy in a retro videogame, but he doesn't want to be. So he heads out and tries to make it as a hero in some other, more contemporary adventures...

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Film Diary 2013: To The Wonder

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Posted on 12:11am Tuesday 26th February 2013

Terrence Malick's latest film is a subdued ponderance on love starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko and Javier Bardem.

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Film Diary 2013: Cloud Atlas

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Posted on 10:04pm Sunday 24th February 2013

A time-hopping multi-narrative existential drama featuring a cast of famous faces often disguised as other faces in an effort to explore the nature of humanity and the cycles of existence.

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Film Diary 2013: Django Unchained

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Posted on 11:31am Monday 4th February 2013

Tarantino's spaghetti-western take on the slave trade is a stratling revenge thriller starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo Di Caprio and Kerry Washington.

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Film Diary 2012: The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey

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Posted on 2:15pm Tuesday 18th December 2012

After 11 years Peter Jackson returns to Middle Earth to tell a tale set 60 years before the previous films and spread out over 3 years worth of film releases...

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Film Diary 2012: The Master

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Posted on 11:17am Saturday 24th November 2012

Paul Thomas Anderson's 6th feature film is essentially a two-hander that finds alcoholic ex-solider Freddie (Joaquin Phoenix) taken under the wing of eccentric writer Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman).

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Film Diary 2012: Skyfall

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Posted on 5:27pm Sunday 28th October 2012

James Bond returns and finds an enemy striking a little closer to home than any other in this third outing for Daniel Craig's secret agent.

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Film Diary 2012: Ruby Sparks

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Posted on 10:03am Tuesday 16th October 2012

A blocked writer invents the girl of his dreams, only for her to come to life.

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Film Diary 2012: Looper

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Posted on 10:26am Tuesday 2nd October 2012

A slightly spoilery review of Rian Johnson's time travel thriller Looper starring Joseph Gordon Levitt and Bruce Willis as two versions of the same hitman.

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Film Diary 2012: Premium Rush

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Posted on 11:27pm Wednesday 19th September 2012

Bike courier Wilee has 90 minutes to get a package from one side of town to the other, unfortunately the intended recipient isn't the only person after this particular delivery.

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Film Diary 2012: Dredd

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Posted on 12:12am Tuesday 18th September 2012

Karl Urban is the law, taking on the role of comic book anti-hero Judge Dredd in this gritty action thriller.

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Film Diary 2012: How To Become A Criminal Mastermind

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Posted on 1:18pm Monday 17th September 2012

Low-budget British crime caper directed and co-written by former Brightonian Henry Scriven.

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Film Diary 2012: Anna Karenina

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Posted on 1:19pm Friday 14th September 2012

This lavish and peculiar adaptation of Tolstoy's classic novel sets the action within a theatre and stars Keira Knightley as the titular character.

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Film Diary 2012: Take This Waltz

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Posted on 12:08am Tuesday 28th August 2012

Margot (Michelle Williams) and Lou (Seth Rogen) are a young married couple, but Margot finds her relationship tested when she meets Daniel (Luke Kirby) who, by coincidence, lives across the street.

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Film Diary 2012: Ted

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Posted on 11:27pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

An 8 year old's wish comes true and his teddy comes to life, but then the two grow up, in the live-action comedy debut of Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane.

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Film Diary 2012: The Dark Knight Rises

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Posted on 11:01am Saturday 21st July 2012

The final part of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, sees the caped crusader return from an eight year self-imposed absence to do battle with Bane.

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Film Diary 2012: God Bless America

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Posted on 9:56am Monday 16th July 2012

A dying man goes on a murderous spree in an effort to rid society of its rude and repellent element in this sharp satire.

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