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Helpful votes received on reviews: 77% (250 of 323)
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Drug War [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Louis Koo
Drug War [DVD] DVD ~ Louis Koo
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A lab accident leaves drug manufacturer Timmy Choi in the custody of veteran Police Captain Zhang. To avoid the death penalty, Choi bargains with his life and so assists the police in bringing down the hierarchy of the drug trafficking organizations. There then begins a fight for survival as the cop and criminal lines get blurred.

The above synopsis and the trailer for this film makes this movie look like a million others that we've all seen many times before. It is a shame because the marketing for this production betrays the intelligent and riveting story that takes place within. In addition the filmmaker deserves credit for often not resolving certain scenes in the expected… Read more
The Kings of Summer [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Nick Robinson
The Kings of Summer [DVD] DVD ~ Nick Robinson
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Children turning into teenagers is a stressful time both for them and the parents who thought they knew their children. In Kings of Summer we experience both sides' frustration in what essentially is a nostalgia trip of summer holidays and familiar parental conflict.

Joe is finding it increasingly difficult to deal with his single father attempting to manage his life. In an act of ultimate rebellion, Joe decides to escape to a secret clearing in the woods where, along with his friend Patrick and a strange kid called Biaggio, they set about building their own unique house to live in. They revel in the fact they are now masters of their own destinies and vow to live their lives on… Read more
Petit Nicolas [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Maxime Godart
Petit Nicolas [DVD] DVD ~ Maxime Godart
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Petit Nicolas is a wonderful light-hearted tale that revels in the innocence of childhood whilst also showing that adults also make silly mistakes as well!

Set in 1960s urban France, this amusing family comedy is based on the best-selling books about a mischievous schoolboy called Nicolas. When he mistakenly thinks his parents are planning to abandon him to make way for a new baby, he enlists the help of his school friends to come up with a plan to make his parents change their minds. Meanwhile his dad is also hatching a plan to impress his own boss in order to win a lucrative promotion.

For the most part this story is told from the school childrens perspective… Read more