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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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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Average

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.

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Great

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash

This documentary, by Swiss born Gelpke and McCormack, isn’t one to watch if you need a pick-me-up.

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Superb

The Jungle Book: 40th Anniversary Platinum Edition (DVD)

"Many strange legends are told of these jungles of India, but none so strange as the story of a small boy named Mowgli." Ah yes, the opening narration by the...

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Fair

The Darjeeling Limited Soundtrack (CD)

The complete change of setting for Wes Anderson's latest film The Darjeeling Limited has caused the soundtrack to evolve quite differently from those of his past movies.