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Stuart OConnor

Stuart O'Connor is the Managing Editor of Screenjabber, the movie review website he co-founded with Neil Davey far too many years ago. He likes all genres, as long as the film is good (although he does enjoy the occasional bad "guilty pleasure"), and drinks way too much coffee.

Deja Vu

Time travel, a little romance, lots of explosions, and a CSI-style murder investigation; Déjà Vu ticks a lot of crowd-pleasing boxes and can't have been hard to pitch.

Stranger Than Fiction

A knack for comic timing frequently means that comedians make great actors. Steve Martin in Roxanne, for example, or Adam Sandler in Punch Drunk Love.

Happy Feet

Happy Feet's U certificate in the UK is something of a surprise. Yes, a movie about all-singing, all-dancing penguins was never going to get an 18, but there's a sense...

The Dude in film

"Two righteous dudes, on an epic quest to become the greatest rock and roll band of all time!" That's the story behind Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny (2006), a...

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette was born an Archduchess of Austria, married at the age of 15 to Louis XVI of France, and was executed for treason on October 16, 1793.

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny review

Fan of Tenacious D? Then you'll like this film. Hate Tenacious D? Then you won't. Yes. We know. That's ludicrously obvious.