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Deep Throat vs Nixon, Jackie Chan vs the IRA and Olivia Cooke super in a serial killer tale from Victorian times

Also a suspense-cum-horror movie entertains by copying Groundhog Day

Misfires from Michael Mann and Clint Eastwood but also two gems: Winter Sleep and Paddington

Human relations and the weather get chilly in the Turkish film Winter Sleep.

Tammy needs more laughs, and Gore Vidal puts barbs into 4th of July

Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy take a road trip without even a nod to Thelma and Louise

Spider-Man swoops back; Joe is a backwoods gothic and DOXA’s documentaries enlighten

Too many villains keep Spider-Man hopping in his latest movie.

Gravity Dazzles, Parkland recalls the Kennedy assassination

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock work and float away in space in Gravity

FBI plots social media surveillance on Twitter, Facebook

The FBI plans to create a new application to monitor and map user content on popular social media websites.

J. Edgar, Immortals, Margin Call, Adam Sandler’s latest and two timely studies of war

Clint Eastwood and Leonardo DiCaprio give us a different view of J. Edgar Hoover, the long-time FBI boss. (Read more)

Drive, The Guard, Lion King 3-D, I Don’t Know How She Does It and a VIFF update

Ryan Gosling doesn’t say a great deal but communicates a lot in Drive. To find out what, read more.