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Tell No One (‘Ne Le Dis à Personne’)
A doctor’s supposedly dead wife suddenly turns up on his home computer.

The Golden Compass
Volume one in Philip Pullman’s lauded “His Dark Materials” trilogy makes a lavishly put together yet essentially inert movie.

National Treasure: Book of Secrets
Nicolas Cage is on the hunt again — this time in the Queen’s study, no less.

Twice Upon a Time (‘Désaccord Parfait’)
Charlotte Rampling is cut-glass class as a touchy actress finding her way back to romance.

The 11th Hour
It’s majorly worthy, but narrator Leonardo DiCaprio’s so-sincere doco labours its Earth-in-peril point.

I Served the King of England (‘Obsluhoval Jsem Anglického Krále’)
Czech film-maker Jiří Menzel’s oddity about an ambitious waiter is a piquant acquired taste.

Eagle vs Shark
A fast-food worker and a nerd hook up. (It’s more fun than it sounds.)

30 Days of Night
It’s dark, it’s cold, it's isolated Alaska and it’s riddled with ravenous vampires. Brrr!

Beowulf
CGI-enhanced actors let it rip in a Hollywoodising of the 2000-year-old epic poem.

Day Watch (‘Dnevnoy Dozor’)
Could any creature be more intense and depressing than a Russian vampire on the prowl?

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