Louise Bolotin

Louise Bolotin

Louise Bolotin is Screenjabber’s TV critic. She has a penchant for quality drama and quirky documentaries, slums it with EastEnders and pities people who watch reality TV, which might be why she never writes about The X Factor.
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Great

Rendition

Director Gavin Hood's last film, Tsotsi, was an, er, unusual choice for the Best Foreign Film Oscar.

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Poor

Once

I was sitting for about half an hour trying to think of something to write about this film, and despite rave reviews and its so-called inspiration, I’m afraid words are...

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Good

The Last Legion

Comparisons to Ridley Scott’s Gladiator are inevitable for any modern sword-and-sandals epic, with only the recent 300 proving it could stand up to a grizzly Russell Crowe (commercially at least),...

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Superb

Eastern Promises

There was a time when the name David Cronenberg was synonymous with low-budget Canadian horror schlock that resorted to hiring an ex porn actress for marquee value.

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PREVIEW The London Film Festival

The best new films from around the world!--break--What films are the Screenjabber team most looking foward to at this year's Festival? Read on to find out.Neil Davey :: Blimey.

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Poor

Return to House on Haunted Hill (DVD)

When a heroine is seen in the early reels of a horror movie wearing a white vest top, the chances are high that it won’t be pristine come the gripping finale.

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INTERVIEW The Prisoner's Roger Parkes

Here's a man who's not just a numberThe cult 1960s British TV series The Prisoner is back, digitally remastered and re-released on DVD for its 40th anniversary.

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Superb

Bridge to Terabithia (DVD)

The exquisite Bridge to Terabithia is a surprising film for many reasons. It features two juvenile leads who are bearable.

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Great

Tell No One (DVD)

A French interpretation of a glossy American thriller? It’s not the most obvious of combinations, is it? Tell No One is Harlan Coben’s best-selling beach-read slab of crime fiction as...

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Fair

Taking Liberties (DVD)

"When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty."— Thomas Jefferson