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New breed of knights to the rescue

    by Tracey Fox    Kingsman: Secret Service  Colin Firth,  Michael Cain,  Samuel L Jackson ***** 1/2 Rated MA15   SPY movies really have evolved through several stages over the years. James Bond 007 introduced a suave British super-hero, cashed ...

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Paddington: a pawfect picture

Five stars By Tracey Fox IF you are of a certain vintage, Paddington bear was probably one of your dearest early memories. Michael Bond’s ever so charmingly polite creation is a bear raised in the darkest Peru, who is discovered at ...

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Serena

Serema: A travesty   1 1/2 stars Rated MA15+ TRACEY FOX       THE wacky world that is Hollywood can be a funny old place sometimes. Sometimes a film seems to have the right ingredients for an awesome blockbuster: ...

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Everyone has bad days

BEING 12 can be hard enough without having a family that is for all intents and purposes perfect and yet young Alexander is the quintessential clumsy kid who suffers a case of the badday-itis every single day of his life. ...

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Youngsters dealing with war

4 STARS Rated MA 15+ WHO ever said teens don’t read? If the slew of movies inspired by teen novels is anything to go by, then young people are reading only a close second to randy house wives who like ...

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Red 2 is a dizzying comic spy sequel

4 STARS Rated M Starring Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Anthony Hopkins. RED 2 is the adrenalin charged action-comedy sequel to the hugely successful hit Red (2010), where a team of retired and extremely dangerous CIA operatives reunite to ...

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Delivery Man: a fertile film

Tracey Fox   3 STARS Rated M Vince Vaughn, Cobie Smulders, Chris Platt YOU may not be aware that Delivery Man is a remake of an award winning Canadian Indie flick called Starbuck, and that is probably a good thing. ...

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Thor 2 – The Dark World

Tracey Fox   Rated M Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins 4 STARS WE better get used to comic book mega block busters, because while there is a dollar to be squeezed out of this genre, we ...

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