Starred Up (2013)

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by yakfilm on March 21, 2014

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Skins meets Scum – new British prison drama Starred Up starring Jack O’Connell, Rupert Friend and Ben Mendelsohn.

Introducing Jack O’Connell (to anyone that doesn’t watch Skins)

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Pacific Rim (2013)

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by yakfilm on July 8, 2013

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Part loving homage to monster movies, part unintended (presumably) homage to average action films, in Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, giant creatures and giant robots fight…a lot.

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Monsters University (2013)

by yakfilm June 20, 2013 Film Reviews
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12 years after Monsters Inc., Billy Crystal and John Goodman return as Mike and Sully in Pixar’s first prequel.

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Diaz: Don’t Clean Up This Blood (2012)

by yakfilm June 12, 2013 Film Reviews
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From the producers of Gomorrah, a reenactment of the brutal police attack on a school in Genoa after the G8 summit in 2001, with added Q&A bits.

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Aguirre, Wrath of God (1972)

by yakfilm June 6, 2013 Film Reviews
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Is it Wrath of God or THE Wrath of God? BFI says there’s no “the” and they’re behind this re-release, so I’m with them. Read my review, then go check out the production stories, they’re well worth it.

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Sweet Vengeance (2013)

by yakfilm June 6, 2013 Film Reviews
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IMDb are still calling it Sweetwater, but for UK DVD release purposes, Sweet Vengeance is a western that sees Jason Isaacs (hello) going a little bit Daniel Plainview and Ed Harris going a little bit Dennis Hopper.

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I Wish (2011)

by yakfilm May 30, 2013 Film Reviews
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At no point in Hirokazu Koreeda’s wonderful I Wish, does anyone wish they were either a little bit taller, or indeed, a baller.

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Django Unchained (2012)

by yakfilm May 21, 2013 Film Reviews
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You’ve (probably) already seen it, the Academy even threw a couple of Oscars its way. You’ve (probably) even decided what you thought of it and whether or not to buy it on DVD/Blu-ray, but come read my review, just because.

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Knightriders (1981)

by yakfilm April 23, 2013 Film Reviews
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Nothing to do with Hasselhoff unfortunately, but a Romero film that’s not about zombies, but medieval motorbike jousting, obviously.

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Mission to Lars (2012)

by yakfilm April 7, 2013 Film Reviews
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The mission is a man, not some kind of monster. Review of the documentary Mission to Lars, out tomorrow on Blu-ray and DVD.

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