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  • The Number 23

    Movie Review | Ali | 24th March 2007

    "Hey funny man! Tell us some jokes!" Try as he might, Jim Carrey is just never going to be able to play it straight it without some portion of the audience waiting for him to make a stupid face. There's no doubt he's proved he's got the chops for 'serious' acting - The Truman Show and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind b...

  • Brick

    Movie Review | Ali | 11th July 2006

    A classic film noir detective story, performed by American high school kids - you'd be forgiven for thinking that Brick sounds terrible, because it does. In the wrong hands, Rian Johnson's teen crime thriller could have been a Freddie Prinze Jr. vehicle complete with thirty year-olds masquerading as high school kids, spouting a...

  • Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

    Movie Review | Ali | 1st March 2006

    Ask any young filmgoer who their favourite screenwriter is and they'll probably tell you that - shock horror - the pen of Quentin is what turns them on. Chances are, they're just as big a fan of one Shane Black, the only thing is, they probably don't even know it. Black is the motormouth behind gems like Lethal Weapon and The ...