13 Conversations About One Thing

13 Conversations About One Thing

Strongly influenced by the patchwork, ensemble style of Altman’s Short Cuts, this new film explores the ways chance and consequence connect the lives of four seemingly unrelated central characters in Manhattan. Mark Sells is suitably impressed

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Millions

He might be best known for his tales of smack addicts, flesh-hungry zombies and self-destructive Scottish flatsharers, but Danny Boyle’s new film represents a surprising change in direction. Mark Sells enjoys his first film for kids

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Mean Creek

Mean Creek

You might think you’ve seen enough mid-American teenage murder tales to last you several lifetimes, but Mean Creek promises to be something a little different. Mark Sells thinks it’s well worth a look

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Be Cool

Be Cool

Ten years on from Get Shorty and Chili Palmer is back, but this time he’s making music, not movies. John Travolta reprises his role as the reformed gangster, but as Mark Sells reports, that’s not the only thing that’s familiar about this film

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The Life Aquatic

The Life Aquatic

Wes Anderson is unquestionably one of the most individual and unique directors working in American cinema, but broadening his appeal beyond a select audience of critics and dedicated fans has proved difficult. Mark Sells review his latest film

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Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby

Going head to head with The Aviator at this year’s Oscars is Clint Eastwood’s latest film, an emotive story of the relationship between a jaded trainer and a young female boxer. Mark Sells thinks it’s Eastwood’s best film yet

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