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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

may contain nuts spoilers* 

First of all, Steve Coogan’s Alan Partridge franchise is hugely popular in the UK, though not so much in the US, so you may feel that if you haven’t seen the television series, heard the radio show, or read the book, you should not bother with the feature-length film because there is too much in the canon that you need to know to enjoy the film. 556 more words


Venice Film Review: 'The Journey'

It’s the most die-hard formula in movies (in fact, they once made a “Die Hard” movie out of it). Two men are thrown together who really, seriously don’t like each other. 1,548 more words


Die Hard 2: The Ultimate Christmas Movie

How can the same shit happen to the same guy twice?”

With these words John McClane acknowledges a truth we hold to be self-evident – that Die Hard 2 is a sequel that knows its greatest strength is its predecessor. 658 more words


Hell On Wheels Farewell

It’s not to often that we see a really great Western these days. In fact when I started this show I never really cared for watching Westerns. 1,028 more words


Pelé: Birth of a Legend Quick review trailer

I would like to point out that I do not like football (soccer to our American cousins) I have no interest in the game, but in every sport there are those magical individuals who are more than just the game they play. 123 more words

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Layer Cake (2005)

A cocaine distributor who enjoys a low profile finds himself hunted by Serbian drug dealers after doing business with an inept gang of crooks.

Comparisons with Guy Ritchie are inevitable and the rather overly broadly played “Duke” and his crew invite such comparisons, but the rest of the film is quite a more sophisticated and measured affair. 133 more words


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 1

When the Cardassian occupation of Bajor ended in 2369, the mining space-station Terok Nor was left abandoned, its systems ripped out. By invitation of the provisional Bajoran government, Starfleet stepped in to oversee the rebuilding and day-to-day operations of the newly christened Deep Space Nine. 743 more words