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Jamie Smith is a Screenjabber contributor
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Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium

In a week that sees the re-release of It's A Wonderful Life and, one trusts, the celebration of Bridge To Terabithia in assorted end-of-year best of lists, the problems with...

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Youth Without Youth

If there was an award for biggest let down of the year it would have to go to Francis Ford Coppola’s Youth Without Youth.

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Enchanted

It was only a matter of time before someone came up with the wicked concept behind this new Disney film.

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My Kid Could Paint That

Amir Bar-Lev’s entertaining and thought-provoking film is another high watermark for the documentary. What makes it so engaging are the twin assets of a genuinely fascinating story and the revelatory...

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Surf's Up (DVD)

Bloody hell. What is it about filmmakers and sodding penguins? After March of the Penguins and Happy Feet, you’d think we’d have had enough of their stumpy little forms. But,...

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The Simpsons Movie (DVD)

The Simpsons Movie is good. Very, very good. And, not surprisingly, it's better on the small screen than it was on the big one.

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The Bourne Ultimatum (DVD)

This year has been less than exciting on the film front, but that changed over summer with The Bourne Ultimatum — easily the biggest thrill ride of the year, the...

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The Killing of John Lennon

Let's start with the positives. Combine The Killing of John Lennon with the portrayal of the 'hired gun' from Cocaine Cowboys and Hollywood will have to redress its whole serial...

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He Was A Quiet Man

Bob Maconel (Slater) is a very small cog in a very big wheel. With his bad teeth, thinning hair and cheap clothes, he's destined for a life of basic admin...

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Code Name: The Cleaner ½

This appalling comedy may have the misfortune of coming out in the same year as another amnesiac assassin movie (in fact two if you count last weeks ‘Hitman’), but there...