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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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Good

Year of the Dog

Dog people are a funny bunch. They sometimes talk about their dogs as if they were children and say things like, “Oh you should have seen have seen Tiddles today,...

10

Superb

Sunshine (DVD)

Danny Boyle’s latest foray into sci-fi is serious stuff, gorgeous to look at and full of questions that will make your head hurt.

7

Good

Nip/Tuck: Season 4 DVD

It's great to see that the glossy trash of the night-time soap — popularised in the 1970s and 80s by Dynasty and Dallas — can still be found on TV...

8

Great

Knocked Up

First things first. Despite what many are saying, Knocked Up is not the funniest film ever made.

0

Q&A: Knocked Up Seth Rogen & Paul Judd

Knock knock ... look who's there

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5

Average

Sugarhouse

The colliding of two worlds — that of a well-off man who feels distraught after his wife has left him and a drug addict living in abject poverty — Sugarhouse...

8

Great

Seraphim Falls

Seraphim Falls is a tough film to categorise. At its heart it's a revenge drama. It's also a taut psychological thriller. And a western. And a chase drama.

7

Good

Unknown (DVD)

I'm not averse to the odd psychological thriller, as long as it’s done well, and Director Simon Brand did just that in this excellently written, all-star movie.

4

Poor

The Reaping (DVD)

What is going on with horror movies? First of all, we don’t appear to have had that many. Secondly, what we’ve had has been derivative.