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  • Trafficked

    Trafficked

    ★★★½

    Sky Movies' a Premiere a Day

    Trafficked feels like a well-intentioned, morally-upright, well-researched film (it’s writer, Siddharth Kara, is a university professor and published writer on the subject), that lets itself down by having to contrive drama through tired thriller/ exploitation movie tropes. It’s at its best when it’s unapologetically depicting the repugnant and dehumanising methods the traffickers use, and the way they treat the girls is suitably uncomfortable and unpleasant to watch, without tipping over into titilation. The acting…

  • Quackerz

    Quackerz

    ★★

    Sky Movies' a Premiere a Day 

    If you like duck puns, this is the film for you. If you like the word “fuck” being replaced with “quack” (as in “go quack yourself” or “quack off”) this is the film for you. If you like well-animated, well-told stories that will keep your children amused, this may not be the film for you. The soundtrack is really random too. ‘who let the dogs out’ in a scene with no dogs? What’s that about?

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  • Jingle All the Way

    Jingle All the Way

    ★★★½

    Arnold Schwarzanegger's bad parenting made Jake Lloyd grow up to be Darth Vader

  • Neighbors

    Neighbors

    ★★★★

    They've added a Bad to the front of the title here in the UK, presumably so some dimwit doesn't mistakenly wander into the cinema thinking they've finally made a big screen adventure for Harold Bishop and the rest of the denizens of Ramsey Street. As for the film itself, it's actually really funny. Rude, crude and lewd, but very funny. And it has plenty of good gags that weren't already ruined by overexposure in the trailers, which is rare for…