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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.
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Poor

Once

I was sitting for about half an hour trying to think of something to write about this film, and despite rave reviews and its so-called inspiration, I’m afraid words are...

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Good

The Last Legion

Comparisons to Ridley Scott’s Gladiator are inevitable for any modern sword-and-sandals epic, with only the recent 300 proving it could stand up to a grizzly Russell Crowe (commercially at least),...

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Superb

Eastern Promises

There was a time when the name David Cronenberg was synonymous with low-budget Canadian horror schlock that resorted to hiring an ex porn actress for marquee value.

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PREVIEW The London Film Festival

The best new films from around the world!--break--What films are the Screenjabber team most looking foward to at this year's Festival? Read on to find out.Neil Davey :: Blimey.

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Poor

Return to House on Haunted Hill (DVD)

When a heroine is seen in the early reels of a horror movie wearing a white vest top, the chances are high that it won’t be pristine come the gripping finale.

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INTERVIEW The Prisoner's Roger Parkes

Here's a man who's not just a numberThe cult 1960s British TV series The Prisoner is back, digitally remastered and re-released on DVD for its 40th anniversary.

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Superb

Bridge to Terabithia (DVD)

The exquisite Bridge to Terabithia is a surprising film for many reasons. It features two juvenile leads who are bearable.

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Great

Tell No One (DVD)

A French interpretation of a glossy American thriller? It’s not the most obvious of combinations, is it? Tell No One is Harlan Coben’s best-selling beach-read slab of crime fiction as...

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Fair

Taking Liberties (DVD)

"When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty."— Thomas Jefferson

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