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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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Fair

The Nanny Diaries

Scarlett Johansson is a bona fide A-List star with many critics falling over themselves to lavish praise on her performances.

7

Good

Resident Evil: Extinction

Like so many people, I blanked Resident Evil: Apocalypse from mind out of sheer cerebral self-preservation. The first Rez Evil film is generally regarded as decent-ish, certainly for a game-to-movie adaptation.

3

Poor

The Invasion

When William Shakespeare wrote the immortal line “that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” in Romeo and Juliet, odds are he might have...

7

Good

Black Sheep

There are so many scary things in the world: spiders, zombies, evil little girls whose heads spin all the way around — so many things one could think, "Oooh, that...

6

Fair

Shake Hands With The Devil

Based on the book by the same title, Shake Hands With The Devil chronicles the horrendous experiences of Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire of the Canadian Forces, who headed up the 1994...

4

Poor

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film (DVD)

There comes a point in every critic’s life where they must, inevitably, question if they’re just too damn old for the job.

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INTERVIEW Black Sheep writer/director Jonathan King

There's a baaaaaad moon on the riseNew Zealand horror comdy Black Sheep has been a big hit on the cult circuit this year.

8

Great

The Dam Busters (DVD)

While the recently re-released Billy Liar might be a slightly more off-the-wall slice of classic film making, The Dam Busters is truly one of the best examples of stiff-upper-lip, Boy’s...

8

Great

Billy Liar (DVD)

There’s something of Billy Fisher in all of us; the perpetually fantasist who daydreams their way out of the real world and into their own private one. No? Oh ...

8

Great

Blue Blood (DVD)

Riley’s excellent documentary focuses on the perhaps unlikely subject of university boxing — or, rather, Varsity boxing; the annual, not-terribly-well-known outside Oxbridge boxing tournament between Oxford and Cambridge.With Cambridge bringing...