Daniel Akinbola

Daniel Akinbola is a Screenjabber contributor
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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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INTERVIEW The Heartbreak Kid

There's something about MichelleBy Neil Davey‘He’s lying about me.’ Michelle Monaghan announces her presence with a dig at director Peter Farrelly.

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Dreadful

The Heartbreak Kid

Dumb and Dumber and There’s Something about Mary are consistently voted as two of the funniest comedies ever.

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The Kingdom

If there’s one flaw plaguing The Kingdom, it’s that it tries to be all things to all people. OK, maybe not all things as it definitely doesn’t try the romance angle.

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INTERVIEW Daywatch director Timur Bekmambetov

From Russia, with cultFormer commercial director Timur Bekmambetov, 46, first made his impact on Russia’s growing film world with 1994’s Peshawar Waltz, a micro-budgeted drama made for less than $60,000.

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Day Watch

Embarrassed by the breakdown in relations between the British and Russian governments? Day Watch might just provide an opportunity to show some sort of solidarity with ordinary Russians.