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Advantages: Good crime drama fun
Disadvantages: Bit silly

Star – Daniel Auteuil Genre – World Cinema (Crime Thriller) Run Time – 89 minutes Certificate –15 Country – France Amazon DVD – £13.69 - £15.39 Blue Ray = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Lookout is a fast paced French heist thriller that quickly ...

thedevilinme 26.08.2014 · Read full review
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I'd Hide it Too

Advantages: It's a vaguely interesting experiment in naturalism
Disadvantages: Excruciatingly boring

Georges Laurent has it all; a beautiful wife, a clever son and a job as a television presenter on a popular magazine show. But he and Anne are troubled when they begin to receive videos that show them going about their everyday life. They decide to ignore ...

afy9mab 13.10.2006 ·
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Review of Hidden (DVD)

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About as fun as being stuck in the Channel Tunel

Advantages: Acting
Disadvantages: Yawnnnnnnn

The dust-cover proudly states that this is the best film of the new millennium! They obviously haven’t seen Brazilian Girls Go Wild In Cancun then. I took both films up on their boasts and I can confirm there was only one winner—and I didn’t need the subt ...

thedevilinme 20.12.2009 ·
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Too good a film to stay Hidden!

Advantages: different from the usual hollywood fodder...
Disadvantages: ...but the ending may leave you frustrated!!!!!

...as quick as anyone to criticise many French films for being overly long, full of pop psychology and "arty" shots- Hidden does indeed have all these BUT so much more. Never have I been stuck to the edge of my seat by any other film as I was this o ...

clairlouise1982 06.11.2006 ·
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"But all kinds of blood always smell the same."

Advantages: Intriguing suspense build-up, decent acting, good cinematography
Disadvantages: A bit slow for most modern day audiences

I think I've been reviewing too many newspaper freebie films. Did you get your copy on April Fool's last? The Independent does really know which titles to entice me with! This 1970 Claude Chabrol effort is quietly delightful. I've only seen one other f ...

habitualdamnation 05.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Le Boucher (DVD)

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