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trailer break: ‘The Secret of Moonacre’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Yet another film I’ve been noticing in adverts all over London — as with Franklyn, my eye is always drawn to anything that smacks of science fiction or fantasy. This looks like a fairly standard children’s fantasy: the film may well be perfectly lovely, but it doesn’t … more…

Ronin (review)

What a difference it makes to a movie when it’s real actors — as opposed to, say, studio executives’ personal trainers — blowing things up. The Fugitive stood out in the action movie genre by drawing its energy from the intense performances from both Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones (Oscar winner for a popcorn flick!). And now Ronin shows just how smart car chases and gunfights can be when thinking actors are the ones behind the wheel and behind the trigger.