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Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service is brilliant. It’s fun, fast, clever, and original within a genre that tends to fall on its laurels. The film is undeniably British, but I do hope it does well with an international audience, as I ...

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Stardust: Novel and film

In 2007, long before I had read any Neil Gaiman, my university flat mate dragged me along to see a film called Stardust. She had nothing but praise for the novel and couldn’t wait to see the film. I remember ...

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Horns: The devil has claimed you!

Every now and then a film comes along with an original idea (yes, ignoring the fact that it was an adaptation of a book for now). Hollywood is a sausage factory of samey films, with studios apprehensive of taking risks ...

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