Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 0 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Movie Review Overall Score

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Movie Review

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy comes with a lot of impressive credentials: it’s based on a best-selling novel by John le Carré, it’s helmed by the

September 16, 2011 Movie Reviews
jack goes boating 0 EIFF 2011: Jack Goes Boating Movie Review Overall Score

EIFF 2011: Jack Goes Boating Movie Review

Philip Seymour Hoffman has long since solidified himself as one of the very best character actors working today, moving from role to role and genre

June 24, 2011 EIFF 2011
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EIFF 2011: Stormhouse Movie Review

Sitting (un)comfortably as one of the biggest disappointments of the EIFF 2011, Dan Turner’s Stormhouse takes a potentially interesting premise and (mostly) squanders it on

June 24, 2011 EIFF 2011
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EIFF 2011: Ghosted Movie Review

The prison drama has been done over and over and over again, with typically varied results. Some leave a lasting impression as all-time classics (The

June 23, 2011 EIFF 2011
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EIFF 2011: Page Eight Movie Review

Making its World Premiere at the EIFF 2011, Page Eight may be about the world where politics and security are inextricably intwined but the strengths

June 23, 2011 EIFF 2011
perfect sense 0 EIFF 2011: Perfect Sense Movie Review Overall Score

EIFF 2011: Perfect Sense Movie Review

After directing the likes of Hallam Foe and Young Adam, director David Mackenzie returns with an ambitious film about a global apocalypse, seen mostly through

June 22, 2011 EIFF 2011
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EIFF 2011: Bleak Night Movie Review

Sung-hyun Yoon’s Bleak Night is one of those modern Korean dramas that moves at its own deliberate pace, taking the time to explore its issues

June 21, 2011 EIFF 2011
weekender 0 EIFF 2011: Weekender Movie Review Overall Score

EIFF 2011: Weekender Movie Review

Weekender is one of those of films which will play a lot better to fans of the particular subject matter, in this case it’s the

June 21, 2011 EIFF 2011
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EIFF 2011: Jitters Movie Review

Comparisons are being immediately drawn between Baldvin Zophoníasson’s Icelandic teen drama Jitters and the Brit TV show Skins. I’ve never seen an episode of that

June 20, 2011 EIFF 2011
calvet 0 EIFF 2011: Calvet Movie Review Overall Score

EIFF 2011: Calvet Movie Review

Just because (in definition) a documentary presents real life, hopefully without bias or unfair manipulation, doesn’t mean it can’t tell a good story. Calvet proves

June 20, 2011 EIFF 2011
troll hunter 0 EIFF 2011: Troll Hunter Movie Review Overall Score

EIFF 2011: Troll Hunter Movie Review

Troll Hunter is just one in a long line of “found footage” films purporting to be unedited footage showing unbelievable events in the style of

June 19, 2011 EIFF 2011
the caller 0 EIFF 2011: The Caller Movie Review Overall Score

EIFF 2011: The Caller Movie Review

The Caller is a classic example of a film with a great premise that it doesn’t know what to do with once it has been

June 19, 2011 EIFF 2011
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EIFF 2011: Albatross Movie Review

Making its world premier at the EIFF 2011, Niall MacCormick’s coming-of-age comedy-drama Albatross is destined to be one of the most talked about and beloved

June 17, 2011 EIFF 2011
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EIFF 2011: The Last Circus Movie Review

Bizzare. Weird. Unique. Bold. All words that could be used to describe Álex de la Iglesia’s wonderfully wacky The Last Circus. An obvious cult film

June 17, 2011 EIFF 2011
project nim 0 EIFF 2011: Project Nim Movie Review Overall Score

EIFF 2011: Project Nim Movie Review

Documentary fans will undoubtedly be highly anticipating the new film from director James Marsh, who brought us the fascinating Oscar-winning documentary Man On Wire a

June 16, 2011 EIFF 2011
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EIFF 2011: Elite Squad 2 Movie Review

José Padilha’s 2007 film Elite Squad was a tough, gritty and frankly badass crime/action film that told of the dangerous, drug-filled slums of Rio De

June 16, 2011 EIFF 2011
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