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Ridley Scott's reworking of the story of Robin Hood is not existentially serious or historically accurate, but the battle scenes are terrific.
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Morgan Freeman deserves an Oscar for this uplifting film about forgiveness and reconciliation in South Africa.
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8 Oct 2009 | FEATURES |
Is Michael Moore's latest documentary on capitalism sincere or merely clever propaganda?
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The story of an honest man doing the right thing - or is it?
7 Oct 2008 | FEATURES |
A comedy which explores the meaning of life without being didactic or preachy.
No Country for Old Men
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Brilliant performances in a nihilistic film about the American Southwest.
25 Nov 2007 | FEATURES |
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 |
A literary critic discerns pointers towards the transcendent in great works of imagination.
3 Sep 2007 | FEATURES |
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 |
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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