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Review: The Retrieval

The Retrieval Trailer Race relations and the history of African Americans in the United States around the Civil War is a topic that has already been covered this year, in spectacular fashion, with 12 Years A Slave. But there is … Continue reading

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Review: 12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave Trailer There is an interesting scene early in 12 Years A Slave. A group of black slaves are struggling home after a gruelling days labour when they meet a small posse of seemingly vagabond Native Americans … Continue reading

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Review: Lincoln

Spoilers Trailer This is the kind of film that, even before seeing, I just knew I was going to like. A biopic of Abraham Lincoln, even one as limited in scope as this, is long overdue and the proven quality … Continue reading

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Review: Django Unchained

Spoilers Trailer Quentin Tarantino can be a bit of an acquired taste. His latest, Django Unchained, is typical of the common positives and negatives of his works, and while it may be one of his most nominated films to date, … Continue reading

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