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Red Road [DVD] [2006] <b>DVD</b> ~ Kate Dickie
Red Road [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Kate Dickie
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 7 Oct 2007
Great film, excellent performances from Kate Dickie and Tony Curran. Takes a while to unfold, but in that unfolding there is a good deal of food for thought about privacy in the CCTV age. A clever combination of a lead character at once isolated and voyeuristic; she can see so much (the vignettes such as the office cleaner are particularly sweet) but cannot see the object of her obsession clearly. Clyde's face is obscured for much of the film, despite the power she has to follow him on her many cameras. It's only when she confronts him face to face that we, and Jacqui, begin to get the clearer picture. Emotion is conveyed entirely in near silent scenes, making a refreshing change from… Read more
Heartburn [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jack Nicholson
Heartburn [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
10 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Heartburn, 6 Oct 2004
I'm not usually a big fan of Meryl Streep (a dingaaaooo toook m' baaaabeeee) but this is a brilliant movie, everyone in it is acting their socks off. Stockard Channing is in a minor role but is quietly brilliant. Jack Nicholson is exactly what you'd expect him to be but infuriatingly good at being the bad boy. Carly Simon theme tune helps too..

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