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westerns

Denzel and The Magnificent 7, great fun with Storks and Antonio’s science scrap in Altamira

Also a disappointing revenge quest by Kate Winslet as The Dressmaker

A foul mouthed teddy bear, Swedish humour, a Kiwi western and an Indian 'Godfather'

Reviews of 'Ted 2', 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence', 'Slow West' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur'

Rango, The Adjustment Bureau, Beastly, Oliver Sherman and I Wish I Knew

Johnny Depp plays more of a chameleon than usual in Rango, the top film pick of the week.

Paul Gross is hardly gunless, Brendan Fraser meets some furry vengeance and Coca Cola stands accused

A Canadian western brings Paul Gross to B.C.while Brendan Fraser battles a wily raccoon in Oregon. (read more)