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Tyrannosaur

Tyrannosaur

Sarah Ward October 25, 2011 0

Powerful might be the most appropriate term, however the word does not even begin to describe Paddy Considine’s compelling, confronting, contemplative and unexpectedly cathartic Tyrannosaur, an emotive exploration of the underside of British poverty.

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Drive

Drive

Sarah Ward October 24, 2011 0

From the electro-pop soundtrack that accompanies the feature from the outset, to the austerity of the Cannes Film Festival-winning direction that lingers until the final shot, Drive is one of 2011’s most stylish efforts.

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Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Sarah Ward October 21, 2011 0

Boasting exceptional acting and direction, Midnight in Paris is pleasantly sentimental and playfully surreal, as well as sweet, stylish and smart. A beguiling Parisian postcard, the finessed feature exemplifies Allen at his European best.

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The Hunter

The Hunter

Sarah Ward October 3, 2011 0

As the concise title suggests, Daniel Nettheim’s nuanced big screen adaptation of Julia Leigh’s novel  The Hunter ponders the enigmatic man and his moving Tasmanian mission, with the finessed feature unravelling a mystery on multiple levels.

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