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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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King Kong (DVD)

Upon finding the perfect leading lady for his latest flick, producer Carl Denham (Black) takes a crew to the mysterious uncharted Skull Island — home to a violent tribe, dinosaurs,...

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You, Me and Dupree review

If you’ve never thanked heaven for Owen Wilson — and chances are you haven’t, unless you’re Kate Hudson (allegedly) — then two hours of You, Me and Dupree will probably change that.

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Hostel review

Radioactive mutants? Pah. Ghosts? Rubbish. Vampires and other nasty beasties? Give me a break. No. If you want real horror, you need to look deep inside mankind.

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Scary Movie 4 review

Scary Movie 4 is billed as the fourth and final chapter in the trilogy. Which is: a) something we should instruct lawyers to enforce; and b) about as sophisticated and...

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John Tucker Must Die review

Hell, they say – and they should know – hath no fury like a woman scorned. While William Congreve probably never imagined his words would inspire a teen comedy precisely like this...

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Cars review

One day, you will walk out of a Pixar movie and think: “Well, it wasn’t as good as the last one.” There will come a day when you don’t spend...

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Miami Vice (DVD)

The format of Miami Vice - pastel shades, designer gear, cops and shoot-outs, all set to a soft rock soundtrack - always suggested that it would suit the big screen.

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Nacho Libre review

Nacho Libre bounds onto the screen with the enthusiasm and good nature of a Labrador puppy. And, like a puppy, its coordination isn’t exactly spot-on.

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Lady In The Water review

Depending on your ability to suspend disbelief, M Night Shyamalan’s Lady In The Water will either be a magical, modern myth or a vanity project too far from the Sixth Sense man.