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Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith is a Screenjabber contributor
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Stephen King's Desperation (DVD)

Welcome to the former mining town of Desperation, Nevada. Population: one crazy, possessed mean-ass sumbitch sherrif. And the occasional dead body. And assorted crows and wild dogs.

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Excellent

Om Shanti Om

The year’s most eagerly anticipated Indian film is finally in cinemas after a torturous waiting period for fans of the genre.

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Fair

Saawariya

Taking obvious cues from Moulin Rouge and Lurhman’s other romantic hit Romeo+Juliet, Saawariya is an interesting Bollywood film which, although still yielding too much to traditional trappings, manages to also...

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INTERVIEW Andy Serkis

'It's quite a big challenge, to tell a story in 60 seconds'Best known for his work as Gollum and as King Kong, Andy Serkis is now moving into film direction...

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INTERVIEW Michael Peña, Lions For Lambs

At last, the Peña drops ...Chicago actor Michael Peña has crammed a lot of roles into a short career.

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Good Luck Chuck

An obvious and lewd pun for a title are hardly the best ways of announcing a film to its prospective audience, the Austin Powers sequels have taught us that if...

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Poor

Lions For Lambs

Lions For Lambs? Fishing For Oscars might have been a more accurate title, so blatantly does Robert Redford’s political drama wear its heart on its sleeve.

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Poor

Planet Terror

The second bit of the now infamous Grindhouse double bill is Robert Rodriguez’ Planet Terror. On the plus side, it’s been packaged for cinemas with one of the eagerly anticipated...

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Fair

Into The Wild

Happiness is only real when it’s shared. Well, in the long-term many of us might agree, but Christopher McCandless didn’t and so his journey to Alsaka began.