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DVD Review – Biutiful

Biutiful is the latest film from Alejandro González Iñárritu, a well-respected Mexican director best known for the wonderful Amores Perros,  English language picture 21 Grams, and the multicultural Babel. Biutiful is a return to the Spanish language, and is a tale that encompasses drama, mortality and spirituality. Continue reading
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Prepare For A Marvellous Month Of Movies

Traditionally, January is the cinematic dumping ground. A slow month, it is usually the time when the dregs of the past year are put out to seed. That’s in the US. Here in the UK, we are often a bit luckier. The Autumn months in the States are when the Oscar hopefuls start being released, films which we quite often don’t get on these shores until some time later. That seems to be particularly the case this time around. In the next month, we see UK releases of some of the brightest and best of the Academy Award contenders. It’s going to be a great month. Continue reading