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

My Super Ex-Girlfriend

It’s been a while since director Ivan Reitman did his concept comedy thing. He’s the man who virtually created the concept genre with movies such as Ghostbusters and Stripes —...

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Coming Soon

RatatouilleFrom the wonderful folk at Pixar — who are yet to produce a dud flick — comes the story of a rat named Remy who dreams of becoming a great...

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Dreadful

Black Snake Moan

You know you’re in pulp fiction territory — and not in a good, Tarantino kind of way — when you see the poster for Black Snake Moan: done up like...

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Great

4

Poor

Magicians

Somewhere inside Magicians, Mitchell & Webb’s big screen debut, is a great 10-minute sketch. The intention seems to be The Prestige — only with more laughs.

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PRESS CONFERENCE 28 Weeks Later

‘Shaftesbury Avenue, which is usually bustling, was really quite strange,’ she admits. ‘But Canary Wharf was beautiful.’ For Mackintosh, 12, one of the main surprises was the state of the streets.

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Already respected round these parts for being one of the more intelligent movie franchises, there’s a fair amount of pressure on this third (possibly final) part of the X-Men series.

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Great

Blue Blood

Originally slated for a straight-to-DVD release, Stevan Riley’s excellent documentary Blue Blood gets a welcome cinematic release.

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Fair

My Best Friend

An interesting companion piece to Daniel Auteuil’s last fluffy comedy The Closet, Patrice Leconte’s charming and agreeably silly film gives this great, crumple-faced actor the chance to show his comedic abilities.

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Great

28 Weeks Later

Every so often, a sequel comes along that is better than the original. Yes, I know, it's a rare event, but it does happen — just look at The Godfather...