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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) April 7, 2014

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2014 #17

Peter Jackson’s unexpectedly long journey gets unexpectedly longer.

It’s released on DVD & Blu-ray in the UK today, and the US tomorrow.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Extended Edition (2012/2013) April 2, 2014

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2014 #16a

An extended journey.

Fast Five (2011) March 28, 2014

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2014 #3

It’s “Ocean’s Eleven with cars” in the film that no one calls Fast & Furious 5: Rio Heist.

On Film4 tonight at 9pm.

World War Z: Extended Action Cut (2013) March 21, 2014

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2014 #14

The zombie flop that didn’t flop, on Sky Movies and Now TV from today.

North by Northwest (1959) March 9, 2014

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2013 #81

Perhaps the definitive Hitchcock movie…

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009) March 5, 2014

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2014 #2

The 1:23pm train from Pelham Bay Park gets hijacked again.

On Film4 tonight at 9pm.

Oblivion (2013) February 7, 2014

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2014 #7

Tom Cruise fixes the future in one of his surprisingly-rare sci-fi outings.

Premiering on Sky Movies Premiere today at 4:10pm and 8pm, and on NOW TV now.

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