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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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Rocky Balboa

With a discernible lack of box office success in recent years, Sly Stallone has turned once again to his old hits and brought his two big characters out of retirement.

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Great

The Pursuit of Happyness

The story of Chris Gardner — homeless single father battles poverty to get his break and protects his son as fate dumps several tons of misery on them — is...

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Smokin' Aces review

With the Mafia all but eliminated, a testimony against the family comes back to bite wannabe gangster Buddy ‘Aces’ Israel (Piven) when the Don offers $1 million for someone to...

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Great

The Last King of Scotland

Loosely based on real events, The Last King of Scotland is an eye-popping drama about the rise to, and abuse of, power of Idi Amin.

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Apocalypto

How do you follow up a brutal religious epic? Well, if you’re Mel Gibson you follow it up with, er, a brutal sort-of religious epic.

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Employee of the Month

Extra, extra, read all about it. Jessica Simpson in actually-quite-good shock. With a less than stellar music career and a film CV that runs to, er, The Dukes of Hazzard...

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Games: CES 2007

It seems appropriate that Las Vegas is itself the setting for a half-decent shoot’em-up, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six — it’s so mad and artificial that it feels really quite plausible...