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Neil Davey

Neil Davey is a freelance writer who specialises in things you can do sitting down, such as travelling, eating, drinking, watching films, interviewing famous people and playing video games. (And catching the occasional salmon.) Neil is the author of two Bluffer's Guides (Chocolate, and Food, both of which make lovely presents, ahem), and, along with Stuart O'Connor, is a co-founder of Screenjabber. Neil also writes / has written for The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Square Mile, Delicious Magazine, Sainsbury's Magazine, Foodism, Escapism, Hello! and Square Meal.
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

At World’s End suggests the sort of place where you’ll be staring into an abyss, the thing stretching on and on before you, with no sign of ending.

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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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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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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.