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The Artist

Film was born in France, but it found its feet in Hollywood. So it’s almost poetic that The Artist is a French film that pays homage to the golden years of Tinseltown. George Valentin is the star of silent comedy and helps nurture the talent of up and coming heart-throb Peppy Miller. But the advent Click here to read more…

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Waltz with Bashir

This film has the rather rare label of being an animated documentary. It follows the quest of the film maker, Ari Folman, to unblock suppressed memory of his experiences as a soldier in the Lebanon war, specifically his service in Beirut when he was 19 years old. With the help of a psychologist and former Click here to read more…

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The Light Thief

Kyrgyzstan, as I know you’re about to tell me, is a former Soviet occupied country in Central Asia neighbouring Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and, of course China! And since independance in 1991 it has suffered much political instability owing to the high levels of corruption and prolific organised crime. Oh come on, you weren’t aware of Click here to read more…

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