Rafe Spall

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Great

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Average

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The Big Short review

Financial markets are incredibly complicated, and to most people are an impenetrable mystery. And yet the very small number of people who do understand them deal daily with figures which...

2

Dreadful

I Give It a Year review (Blu-ray)

Very early in this romantic comedy, during an "hilarious" best man speech by Merchant, I began to experience a slight churning of my bowels. The feeling persisted.

8

Great

Life of Pi review (Blu-ray)

Lee’s visually astonishing cinematic fable Life of Pi – based on the Booker Prize winning novel by Yann Martel – creates something of a critical quandary.

5

Average

Prometheus review

Expectation can be a fickle mistress. If something lives up to or exceeds expectation, it can be glorious. If that thing disappoints, it can be devastating.

6

Fair

Anonymous review (Blu-ray)

In recent years, the debate over whether Shakespeare was really the author of all his plays and sonnets seems to have become a worldwide phenomenon.

5

Average

One Day review (Blu-ray)

Movies rarely improve upon their source material and this film version of David Nicholls' bestseller is no exception.