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A Bleak Nativity Story

Advantages: Amazing Cinematography, Good casting, a great suspense film
Disadvantages: I don't think there are any

Standing in a barn, a man is astonished as he looks down at a woman heavy with child. This is a unique moment - this child sitting in this woman's womb is the only hope left to save mankind. The importance of this divine truth leaves the man weak-kneed an ...

Praski 06.05.2010 ∑ Read full review
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"Pull My Finger!"

Advantages: Amazing film, wonderful cast, gorgeously depicted from start to finish
Disadvantages: Hopeful yet inconclusive ending

..."As the sound of the playgrounds faded, the despair set in. Very odd, what happens in a world without children's voices." Children of Men is an amazing depiction of just how odd the world could get without the hope that children bring to our lives. In the ...

Entwife 13.06.2007 ∑ Read full review
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What is the world coming to?

Advantages: Engrossing plot, great acting, thought-provoking, just superb
Disadvantages: Script can be weak

Before and during its cinematic release, this film was highly advertised on the television. Every advert I saw for it made me more keen to watch it, but due to having a young son, I annoyingly never made it to the cinema to watch this one. I since forgot ...

mummy2harry 09.09.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Future shocks

Advantages: Very well made, very convincing
Disadvantages: The ending is a bit weak

A review of just the film. A two-disk DVD edition is currently only £4 on amazon. This was made in 2006. I ignored it at the time, mainly because Clive Owenís in it and I canít stand him. More fool me. Based (quite loosely) on a novel by PD James, this i ...

hogsflesh 06.08.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Better Than I Expected

Advantages: Reasonably paced story
Disadvantages: None for me, But I can see where others may disaprove

Children Of Men is another one of those movies that divides the audience. I have read dozens of reviews stating itís either the best thing since sliced bread, or that itís totally up itself. With such a divided swing of votes I decided it was something th ...

sghawken 15.05.2007 ∑ Read full review
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