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The International - a rollercoaster of intrigue and action!

Advantages: Good story, good lead actor, a film of the times
Disadvantages: Naomi Watts the heck is she doing in this?

To make this clear from the getgo - I am reviewing the Cinema Film! The International is about a fictional Bank (The IBBC) which sets itself up to provide cheap arms from China to the conflicted regions of the world. Why would a bank do this, you ask ...

NomisG 26.02.2009 · Read full review
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Diamond review  You Should Have Saved Them All

Advantages: A sumptuous, atmospheric gothic thriller
Disadvantages: An unrewarding and disjointed narrative

This is a FILM ONLY review. Summary Year of Production: 2010 Director: Martin Scorsese Screen writer: Laeta Kalogridis Total Running Time: 138 Minutes UK Certificate: 15 Region 2 DVD Release Date: To Be Confirmed – Currently Still ...

plipplopfromdooyoo 20.03.2010 · Read full review
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Island of darkness….

Advantages: Good acting from Di Caprio & Ben Kingsley, interesting, tense, atmospheric, dark, brooding
Disadvantages: Unnecessary sidetracking, music intrusive, predictable ending, bitty in parts, silly surrealism

RELEASED: 2010, Cert. 15 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 138 mins DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese PRODUCERS: Brad Fischer, Mike Medavoy & Martin Scorsese SCREENPLAY: Laeta Kalogrids MUSIC: No info available on my DVD sleeve MAIN CAST:- Leonardo DiCaprio as T ...

CelticSoulSister 22.06.2013 · Read full review
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Mama Weer all Crazee Now

Advantages: Good acting from DiCaprio and production from Scorsese
Disadvantages: Possibly a bit too fragmented for some

Martin Scorsese's new film is a drama/thriller based on a novel written by the same author who was responsible for Mystic River, Dennis Lehane. It's a theme that has been used and is still prevalent in literature and art; a theme of torment and mystical h ...

Praski 02.03.2010 · Read full review
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An Open and Shut Case

Advantages: A solid ensemble cast, decent atmosphere and great period detail.
Disadvantages: Obvious plotting and many cliches.

US Marshals Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule are called to a secure hospital for the criminally insane located off the coast of Massachusetts. They are tasked with discovering how a convicted multiple murderer escaped a locked room without anyone noticing. It ...

afy9mab 14.09.2012 · Read full review
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