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Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship and Videotape (2010) July 16, 2014

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2014 #60

Learning lessons from history. And gory horror films.

The Raid (2011) July 11, 2014

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2014 #58

In which I explain why this Asian actioner is less like Dredd, more like Mamma Mia.

The UK TV premiere is tonight at 10:55pm on Film4.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) July 4, 2014

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2014 #56

“Does it suck or what? I mean it’s like a bad sci-fi film.”

Wallander: The Troubled Man (2013) June 21, 2014

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2014 #41

Sergio Leone’s intimate epic, reviewed in what is now its middle-length version.

Elysium (2013) June 13, 2014

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2014 #49

Matt Damon saves the future, on Sky Movies Premiere from today at 4pm and 8pm.

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor (2013) June 2, 2014

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2013 #102

As Doctor Who fans have just voted this theatrically-released special the best story in the history of the show, what better time to finally review it?

The Wolverine: Extended Cut (2013) May 22, 2014

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2013 #101

With Days of Future Past in cinemas worldwide this week, here’s my belated thoughts on last year’s X-Men-related movieā€¦

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