The Devil’s Knot

The Devil’s Knot is based on a true story; the motiveless murders of three eight year old boys in rural Arkansas in 1993. Hysteria grips the town, and three gothy teenagers are accused of the crime while some fairly obvious leads are overlooked and vital evidence is lost. Apparently this is a well-known¬†story that’s been…

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Arthur Newman

Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) has basically frittered his life away – including his work and all his primary relationships. So he decides to fake his death and reinvent himself as Arthur Newman, pro-golfer. He’s joined in a road trip by a damaged and fragile young woman (Emily Blunt) and the two of them basically spark…

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The Awakening

Set in England 1921, The Awakening has as its backdrop the terrible aftermath of World War I and the Spanish Flu epidemic that killed over a million people in Britain alone. The shell-shocked country is now swamped with fake clairvoyants and phoney seances, each playing to the desperate survivors’ guilt of those left behind. Into…

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Dorian Grey

Dorian Grey is the latest Brit installment of Oscar Wilde’s Faustian fable; it tells of a beautiful young man who makes a deal with the devil, and thereafter, the ravages of his sordid and colourful life are recorded only on the face of a painting that’s stored in the attic. Now, to be quite honest,…

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