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Robin Hood
26 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: films, history, Robin Hood
Ridley Scott's reworking of the story of Robin Hood is not existentially serious or historically accurate, but the battle scenes are terrific.


Invictus
23 Dec 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nelson Mandela, reconciliation, South Africa
Morgan Freeman deserves an Oscar for this uplifting film about forgiveness and reconciliation in South Africa.


Capitalism: A Love Story
8 Oct 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: films, politics, United States
Is Michael Moore's latest documentary on capitalism sincere or merely clever propaganda?


Informant!
28 Sep 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: films, whistleblowers
The story of an honest man doing the right thing - or is it?


Ghost Town
7 Oct 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
A comedy which explores the meaning of life without being didactic or preachy.


No Country for Old Men
2 Dec 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags:
Brilliant performances in a nihilistic film about the American Southwest. 


American Gangster
25 Nov 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags:
Working in the classic gangster film genre, Ridley Scott shows the moral degradation of a black heroin kingpin in the 1970s. 


How literature reveals intelligent design
12 Oct 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags:
A literary critic discerns pointers towards the transcendent in great works of imagination.


Bourne again
3 Sep 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags:
That the ends do not justify the means is the unlikely theme of this very satisfying spy trilogy.


Oscar night: vulgar, vain and unmissable
27 Feb 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags:
It was not a vintage year for Hollywood, but the spectacle of the Academy Awards has not lost its thrill for this reviewer.


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