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47 RONIN ( M)

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada

Di­rec­tor: Carl Rin­sche

Avail­able: Now on DVD and Blu- ray

A SA­MU­RAI ad­ven­ture story with a su­per­nat­u­ral twist, this tale about a band of ronin ( dis­hon­oured sa­mu­rai) aveng­ing their mas­ter’s death has the looks but it’s long- winded and at times a touch dull.


Stars: Gabriella Wilde, Luke Grimes

Di­rec­tor: Martin Weisz

Avail­able: Now on DVD

A COU­PLE of young drifters stum­ble across the score of their lives when they dis­cover a hol­i­day­ing rich fam­ily’s man­sion in this broody ro­man­tic drama about col­lid­ing worlds and the chances we take in life.


Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Scar­lett Jo­hans­son

Di­rec­tor: Spike Jonze

Avail­able: Now on DVD and Blu- ray

IM­PRES­SIVE stuff from colourful film­maker Spike Jonze who in­fuses his beau­ti­fully melan­cholic and thor­oughly ab­sorb­ing fu­tur­is­tic ro­man­tic drama about a guy who falls in love with his com­puter’s op­er­at­ing sys­tem with all the heart you could want.


Stars: Chris Pine, Kevin Cost­ner

Di­rec­tor: Kenneth Branagh

Avail­able: Now on DVD and Blu- ray

TOM Clancy’s Jack is back – though we’re un­likely to want him to stay with this re­booted fran­chise about do- gooder in­tel­li­gence of­fi­cer Jack Ryan out to stop a Rus­sian ter­ror­ist at­tack. An un­der­whelm­ing spy thriller.

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