Ian Loring

Ian Loring is a Screenjabber contributor
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Talk To Me

In a particularly lean year for comedy, I’m pleased (and surprised) to report this biopic of radio DJ Petey Greene is on course to be the funniest thing out this year.

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August Rush

You can tell that the Oscars are almost upon us when you walk out of a screening wanting to grab Robin Williams by the scruff of the neck and yell...

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INTERVIEW Sleuth

'Since I reportedly retired, I've made 12 films and won an Oscar'Micky Caine and Kenny Branagh have been bigging up Sleuth, so Ricky Gosh Dastidar met them for a chinwag...How...

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Wristcutters: A Love Story

Suicide. There's a subject with 'romantic comedy' written all over it... In truth, 'rom com' is probably pushing it a little but behind that title and subject matter — a...

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Shrooms

Irish horror? They're not two words that you often hear together. Admittedly Shrooms, Paddy Breathnach's thoroughly enjoyable shocker, features a mostly American cast and is pretty standard teens-in-the-forest slasher...

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Cocaine Cowboys

With its pastel shades and Jan Hammer soundtrack, Cocaine Cowboys starts in the way you hoped Michael Mann's disappointing Miami Vice movie would have.

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INTERVIEW The Darjeeling Limited

Anderson and his gang are on the right trackLast month, in a stuffy room at Claridges hotel, a bunch of creative types who were involved with making the movie The...

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Scissor Sisters: Hurrah! A Year of Ta-Dah (DVD)

Hurrah! The Scissor Sisters have put together a fantastic, personality-filled DVD, coincidentally just in time for Xmas stockings across the country.

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The Kite Runner

Translating a literary page-turner into a cinematic seat-warmer is a big ask. "It's not as good as the book" will be the inevitable mutter.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (DVD)

OK, let me get this straight. In the first movie (Curse of the Black Pearl), Captain Barbossa (Rush) was the bad guy. Captain Jack Sparrow's mortal enemy.