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

Hot Fuzz

While it sounds like a slightly bizarre porn movie Hot Fuzz is, of course, the follow-up film from Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, the creative force behind sit-com Spaced and...

8

Great

The Science of Sleep

After the playfully love-it-or-hate-it nature of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Michel Gondry returns… with another playfully love-it-or-hate-it film.

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The Truth About Love

If this is the truth about love, then one assumes that director John Hay and writer Peter Bloore are very, very single.

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Great

For Your Consideration

After lancing the worlds of dog shows, folk music and amateur dramatics in his recent work, writer/director and Spinal Tap co-creator Christopher Guest film turns his attention inwards for his...

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Poor

Music & Lyrics

Alex Fletcher (Grant) is a former ’80s pop icon thanks to his world-conquering band Pop — think Wham meets Duran Duran.

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Fair

Hannibal Rising

As with the book of the same name, Hannibal Rising is a prequel to the later stories, an explanation as to how the young Hannibal Lecter (Gaspard Ulliel) became that...

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Great

Notes on a Scandal

Notes On A Scandal is notable for several reasons. First, it’s one of the more adept literary adaptations of recent years.

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Fair

Bobby

It’s good week for people who like a little moral with their entertainment. Over in Screen One, you have Blood Diamond, all redemption, violence and political amorality, while in Screen...

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Poor

Dreamgirls

Over blown and over-rated, Dreamgirls is the sort of production that truly shows the difference between the US and the UK.