Oliver Platt

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  • Love And Other Drugs

    Movie Review | Matt | 20th December 2010

    When does a rom-com stop being a rom-com? When it's R-rated? You'd think that the very definition of such a certification would ensure that the usual saccharine sentiment is swapped out for something more substantial. Unfortunately, no amount of F-bombs, extensive nudity and scenes of distressing drama can save this film from all the well-known romantic comedy trappings. So, essentially, this is just When Harry Fucked Sally.

  • More join cast of X-Men: First Class

    Movie News | Ali | 16th August 2010

    Find out who, after the jump. Off topic: why did Professor Xavier think those latex head-moulds (above) would be a good superhero look? Evil doesn't stop every time your head starts to itch.

  • TV Trails: The Big C - not as serious as cancer

    TV Video | Kirsty | 9th August 2010

    Cancer's hilarious, isn't it? Wait... no, I'm thinking of jokes. Jokes are hilarious; cancer is, as a general rule, scary and sad. Well, rules are made to be broken and as Patch Adams tells us, laughter is the best medicine. Except for chemotherapy.

  • 2012

    Movie Review | Ali | 12th November 2009

    Take a look at this week's release schedule: the distinctions between the choices couldn't be more clear. If I want to go and see a film, I'll go and see Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon. If I want to go and see a movie, I'll go and see Roland Emmerich's 2012.