DVD Review – December 2013 – Mark David Hatwood

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The Heat Starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, directed by Paul Feig Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Bullock) is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence–and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins (McCarthy), one of Boston P.D.’s “finest,” […]

DVD Review – December 2013 – Mark David Hatwood

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The World’s End, starring Simon Pegg & Nick Frost, directed by Edgar Wright For Gary King (Pegg) and Andy Knightley (Frost) it was supposed to be the ultimate reunion – one night, five friends, twelve bars. A boozy quest […]

DVD Review – November 2013

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The Gatekeepers – Directed by Dror Moreh Featuring Ami Ayalon, Avraham Shalom, Avi Dichter. This documentary features interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets. […]

DVD Review – October 2013 – Populaire

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Populaire starring Déborah François and Romain Duris, Directed by Régis Roinsard In this French drama set in the 1950s, a young woman, Rose Pamphyle, who yearns for more than the humdrum existence she seems destined for, […]

DVD reviews – September 2013

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A Hijacking, starring Johan Philip Asbæk, Søren Malling and Dar Salim, directed by Tobias Lindholm In this gripping Danish thriller, the cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates […]

DVD Reviews – August 2013

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A Late Quartet Starring Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener, et al. When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet receives a life changing diagnosis, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the […]

DVD Reviews – July 2013 – I Give It a Year

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I Give It a Year, Starring Rose Byrne & Stephen Merchant, Directed by Rafe Spall. Since they met at a party, ambitious high-flyer Nat and struggling novelist Josh have been deliriously happy despite their differences: […]

DVD Reviews – June 2013 – Mark David Hatwood

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I Wish, Starring Koki Maeda, Ohshirô Maeda and Hiroshi Abe, Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. In this beautiful Japanese film, Ryu and Koichi are brothers who have been separated by divorce: stoic, grounded 12-year-old Koichi lives […]

DVD Review – April 2013

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Starbuck, starring Patrick Huard, directed by Ken Scott. David Wozniak (Huard) has reached his 40s lumbering around without a single adult responsibility and mounting debts. Just as his girlfriend Valerie announces her surprise pregnancy, David’s […]

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