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The Box (2009) April 8, 2014

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2014 #26

Frank Langella wants to know if Cameron Diaz will push his button.

The UK TV premiere is tonight at 11:20pm on BBC One.

The Next Three Days (2010) April 6, 2014

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2014 #9

Prison Break: The Wannabe-Realistic Edition.

The UK TV premiere is on Channel 5 tonight at 10pm.

On the Waterfront (1954) March 30, 2014

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2013 #104

Coulda been a contender…

On TCM UK tomorrow at 10:45am.

Zero Dark Thirty (2012) February 25, 2014

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2014 #8

That film with the poster where all the words were crossed out.

Macbeth (1948) January 23, 2014

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2013 #79

Something Wellesian this way comes…

The Seventh Seal (1957) December 19, 2013

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2013 #54

aka Det sjunde inseglet

A black-and-white art house meditation on Death in which men of war encounter the supernatural in a grim period of European history?

No, it’s not A Field in England again β€” but surely a film that inspired it…

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) December 16, 2013

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2013 #100

In tribute to the great Peter O’Toole, who passed away on Saturday, today’s advent review is his defining role, and this year’s very special #100.

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