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Review : The Guard
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The Guard is a comedic fish-out-of-water tale of murder, blackmail, drug trafficking and rural police corruption. Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleason) is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass personality and a subversive sense of humor. A longtime policeman in County Galway, Boyle is a maverick with his own moral code. He has seen enough of the world to know there isn’t much to it and has had plenty of time to think about it. When a fellow police officer disappears and Boyle’s small town becomes key to a large drug trafficking investigation, he is forced to at least feign interest when dealing with the humorless FBI agent Wendell Everett (Don Cheadle) assigned to the case. 

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Review: The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
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“How’s your thirst for adventure, Captain?”

The Adventures of Tintin is a performance capture adventure film starring Jamie Bell (The Eagle), Andy Serkis (Burke & Hare), Simon Pegg (Run Fatboy Run), Nick Frost (Attack The Block) and Daniel Craig (Casino Royale). The film is directed by Steve Spielberg (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial).

Combining the stories of The Crab with the Golden ClawsThe Secret of the Unicorn and Red Rackham’s Treasure, the film depicts Tintin’s first encounter with Captain Haddock and the discovery of a clue to the treasure of his ancestor Sir Francis Haddock. They set out to find it with protection from a prison escapee who tried to get the treasure as well as Detectives Thompson and Thomson.

Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock’s ancestor. But someone else is in search of the ship.

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A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.

Trailer : Lucky (2011) - I like the look of this, seems quite qwerky in a dark humorous way. It also stars Colin Hanks who has the same likability as his Father.

No UK release date yet.


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