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Top 5: Films of the Year (2014/15)

5) Interstellar Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic may have been divisive, but enough of our contributors loved it for it to swipe fifth place ...

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Top 5: Cinematic stare-fests

5) Zoolander The one film on this list which openly makes staring its number one theme unsurprisingly stars the role models for anyone ...

Feature: Hollywood’s Three Amigos

Feature: Hollywood's Three Amigos

It’s a somewhat rare occurrence that such a small group of artists can generate such vast ripples across their medium, but this ...

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Top 5: Films of the Year (2014/15)

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Top 5: Cinematic stare-fests

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Feature: Hollywood’s Three Amigos

Feature: Hollywood's Three Amigos

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Cornerhouse Pick of the Week – White God

Barney Weston tells us about the strengths and weaknesses of this Hungarian movie about dogs

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Feature: The American Dreamer

Tom Bruce reviews the authenticity of various on-screen representations of journalist Hunter S. Thompson, comparing them with the books and with the man himself

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TV Binge – Orange is the New Black

Georgia Welch locks in for a TV marathon of the best female prison drama-comedy in the world, bar none

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You Can’t Handle the Truth! – House of Cards isn’t so Ace

House of Cards needs to stop cheating by using superglue to stay upright, argues political correspondent and TV reviewer Nik McNally

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Review – Chappie

Die Antwoord tear through the fabric of reality in this malfunctioning sci-fi blockbuster

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Classic Review – Snatch

Diamond geezer Arne Dumez recommends that you all watch this Guy Ritchie crime caper ASAFP. He’s not asking, he’s telling

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Cornerhouse Pick of the Week – Still Alice

She has an Oscar, but is Still Alice more than just forgettable, Disease of the Month tripe?

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You Can’t Handle the Truth! – JLaw’s overhyped career

Arne Dumez reckons that Jennifer Lawrence doesn’t come close to deserving her wide acclaim

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Top 5: Cinematic stare-fests

Sarah Wolff gives us her picks for the greatest moments in movies that draw out the stares, for better or for worse

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Top 5: Films of the Year (2014/15)

We conducted a poll of our contributors in which we asked them to name their five favourite films released during the 2014/15 academic year. Having scored all the lists together, we can now reveal that the Mancunion’s Top 5 Movies of 2014/15 are:

Feature: Hollywood’s Three Amigos

James Moules tells us why this trio of Mexican filmmakers should have your full attention

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TV Binge: Better Call Saul

Ross Huskisson talks about the hotly anticipated prequel to Breaking Bad