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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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Oscar Nominations 2008

And the winner is ...We don't know. But we can tell you who the nominations are.

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Dreadful

Jackass 2.5 (DVD)

If Jackass 2.5 serves as proof of anything (and that’s a stretch) it’s that some folks will go to any length to try and squeeze cash out of the movie...

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Fair

Eagle Vs Shark

Eagle Vs Shark belongs to the celebration-of-being-a-geek subgenre that has wormed its way into our hearts in recent times (Clerks, Muriel’s Wedding, High Fidelity, American Pie and the upcoming Superbad),...

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Great

Superbad

Superbad might sound like a cross between American Pie and Porky’s, with a smattering of every other teen comedy ever made, and that’s because, basically, that’s exactly what it is.

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Great

Cloverfield

And so, after THAT trailer, and that whispery, understated stealth marketing campaign, Cloverfield, producer JJ (Lost) Abrams' monster movie, finally hits. And it's a little cracker.

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Great

The Good Night

Written and directed by Jake Paltrow (Gwyneth’s brother), The Good Night treads on familiar ground as it contemplates the blurred lines between dreams and reality.

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Great

Walk Hard

Music biopics are often slave to their own formula: flashblacks, montages, voiceovers, a past tragedy to overcome, great success, experimentation with drugs/drink/sex (delete as applicable).

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Superb

No Country For Old Men

There is always a danger in over-hyping a film. If every critical voice — from the nationals to, well, newish kids on the block like Screenjabber — declares a film...

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INTERVIEW Tom Hanks & Mike Nichols

'I saw white powder on red fingernails passing in front of my face. I don't ever recall breathing in...'

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Great