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Episode 19

News, reviews and interviews with Claudia Winkleman and Danny Leigh. Featuring a review of David Fincher's adaptation of bestselling Swedish novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.


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Hello. Welcome to Film 2011. We are live and if you want to get in

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touch, the details are on the screen. Coming up - Robert Downey

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Junior and Jude Law return in guy rich's -- Guy Ritchie's game game.

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-- Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadow. The new Mission Impossible

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and we have an early review of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

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the past 40 years someone has been trying to drive me insane. Plus,

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we'll discuss our films of the year with Antonia, Chris and Catherine.

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First, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadow with Robert Downey Junior

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and Jude Law. This is the most important case of my career. What

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are we up against here? The most formidable criminal mind in Europe.

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Professor James Moriarty. We could stop the collapse of western

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civilisation. No pressure. He's chasing Moriarty, the greatest

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super-villain of all time. Are you sure you want to play this game?

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He's become obsessed with this kind of hard theory that Moriarty is up

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to something super no good. This isn't the first occasion that Mr

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Holmes has inconvenienced me recently. The question is, what to

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do about it? In a way, he's like Kryptonite to super man. He's a way

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to introduce mortality and fal built into the Holmes character.

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forgot the rest. It's coming back now. It's about the excitement that

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Holmes can derive by knowing that there is someone that can be a

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worthy opponent. It's surprising to Watson to learn that Holmes has a

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brother. Sherlock Holmes seems such a unique one-off creation, this

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strange man, with his incredible knowledge, his weird habits. In the

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future there will be one of those machines in every town in Europe.

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Loitering in the wood shed again. Good evening. I see your boot maker

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is ill, dear brother. Not only that, he's much smarter and brighter than

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I am. May I point out that the chimney is in great need of a

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cleaning out. You can't imagine what the parents were like. What

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dark knight of the soul -- dark night of the soul when they named

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him. He's been around for 130 years, Sherlock Holmes and he does endure.

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In case of Guy Ritchie Sherlock Holmes he's flying through the air

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and punching people and doing extraordinary things with swords

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and weapons. Just follow my lead. Make it count. I'll say that

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counts! I made Christmas trees. charmed. What did you think?

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first Sherlock Holmes had the huge advantage. If we are going to be

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frank, we low expectations, so when it came out and it was oddly

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fantastic it was a surprise. What they've done is Guy Ritchie goes in

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thinking let's make the same again, only more so. More of that kind of

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visual CGI and Victorian London. I am quite partial to that. There is

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more Robert Downey Junior and more power to him. Long may he last.

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He's home. Equal parts 77 Iggy Pop and Henry Higgins. He's a magnetic

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lunatic and he's stoked up and he's wonderful. The canny casting move

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which makes it tick is Jared Harris into as Moriarty. Most actors, if

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you put Robert on the one side of the screen they would fall off. He

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has the charisma to hold his place. It's an interesting character,

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because it's not conventional villain. There is no cackling. It's

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much more quietly psychotic and it works a treat. They are in perfect

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synchronicity and I would watch the two of them orderering chips for

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two hours. Could you? What kind of chips? Any chips they like. Dusted

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with chilli. I have a question, do you think Guy Ritchie like guns?

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Genuine question. You will see 900 slow-mos of bullets. If I see

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something coming out of a barrel, I wanted to hurt myself. However, I

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just want to mention the women. One woman is killed off before the

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opening titles. The other one Noomi Rapace isn't given anything to do.

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In every seen that you see she is eating. You have to watch this.

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Call me. You will agree. She is holding it together or drinking.

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She doesn't speak and the plot doesn't make any sense. However,

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what saves it is the insane campness of it. The naked wrestling

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is absolutely brilliant. There was homoerattic subtext in the first

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one, but they've abandoned that now and it's very clear. The story is

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not very comprehensible. The last 20 minutes or 30 minutes suddenly

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it clicks into gear and become gripping. I'm very happy with this

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film. I'm happy with Stephen Fry in this fill. He's delicious. I loved

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him before -- film. He's delicious. I loved him before though. I would

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recommend this has a Christmas panto of a movie, so in the same

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way stuffed full of pant mine dames. The ending is properly laugh-out-

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loud brilliant. I hooted. I didn't laugh. Next, Tom Cruise is back in

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Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. The mission is to stop a nuclear

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war by swinging off buildings. are live. Normally there's a

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mission and Ethan has to put together a team and go to get the

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mission done right. This is completely the opposite. Ethan,

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what happened?! It was a set-up. They are classifying this as

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undeclared act of war and the blame points to you and your team. The

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President has nicheated glos protocol. The entire IMF has been

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disavowed. What is now? Your mission, should you choose to

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accept it... It's big. It's exciting. It's a crazy, fun, action

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movie. One of the signature things in the movie was a see quepbs on

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the tallest -- sequence on the tallest building in the world.

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didn't have a lot of test time. They built walls for me to practice

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climbing and I would do drills, so I spent poz actually working on

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that and getting my enduerst -- I spent months actually working on

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that and getting my endurance up. Infra-red sensors. Don't have time.

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How am I going to do this? I love making the movies and enjoy the

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challenge of coming up with the sequences. There's a great sense of

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humour. I'm grifg you the broad strokes and the tone -- I'm giving

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you the broad strokes and the tone. It will have a different sense of

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humour. That is from Brad Bird and crew. I just jump? And I catch you.

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Yeah. Why is that so hard to grasp? What? Why? It's a 25-foot drop.

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would be more worried about the heat. Then there's that. What heat?

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If you switch off the fan it will get really hot. Of course.

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Relatively. We have got explosions and we've got car chases and hand-

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to-hand combat. We have villains and heroes and what do you want,

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Come on. I'm not going to come on. That's exhilarating. Let me say

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this, it's Tom. Risky Business, Tom. I can't be angry with him. Let me

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say this, he's over 50 and he looks 12. He's jumping and racing and

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standing and it's Mission Impossible and it's Chris imagine

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the minute the music starts, the opening sequence is about an hour

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long. You see the back of his tiny head and he's throwing a rock at

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the wall. It's like The Great Escape in miniature. The star is

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Simon Pegg. Every time he says anything he plays it so well. He

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doesn't go over the top, but he's fantastic. I liked it. It's

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interesting, because the third was terrible and the franchise had run

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aground, so they had to do something big and quite adventurous.

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Brad Bird has got a CV of wonders and dreams. Never directed human

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beings. He has worked on Pixar. He has never directed humans. It would

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be a gamble. What he brings to the table is this huge visual

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imagination and the sense of anything which possible and the

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sense of choreography. That half works, because the spectical is

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awe-inspiring. The sandstorm. the hotel in Dubai, which is the

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money shot. It is Tom 130 floors up and he's genuinely awesome and if

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you see it on the big screen it will induce the feelings of vertigo

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and you will feel clammy. In terms of looking it great, it does. The

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action sequences are fantastic. My problem with the movie, for a start,

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it hangs around too long. It outstays its welcome. You can

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either finish half an hour earlier or do something different for the

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last 30 minutes, because unlike Holmes, things are very saggy and

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confused. The whole immeant prospect of if you clear war seems

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dull, which is not what they were going for, I'm sure. I know it's

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terrible, but I have a problem with Tom Cruise and the status of Tom

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Cruise in this film. It's his production. It does say, "Produced

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by Tom Cruise." It is almost like - - They made walls. Jeremy Renner is

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a fine actor. Simon Pegg does very well. He's fantastic. Really well

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judged and to make room for himself. Tom Cruise didn't make room for

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anyone. He's this 50-year-old who is eager to mark his territory,

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threatened by what he might see as competition. It's like watching an

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ageing tomcat musking everywhere. Mr Cruise, if you are watching.

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that a verb? I think you're marvellous. I apologise. I'm going

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to send him a Christmas present. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

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is on nationwide release from Monday, 26th December. Now the top

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five. We have the favourite dramatic exits. Whether you are a

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secret agent, escaping from a ticking time bomb, or a super-

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villain disappearing in a cloud of smoke, or a shakes sphere character

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pursued by a bear, there's a lot to be said for making a dramatic exit.

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This is Up. In this greatest film by Pixar Karl thinks that modern

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life is rubbish, following the tragic death of his wife, so given

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that this is a cartoon he does what all right-thinking pensioners

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should do and leaves it all behind by tieing several thousand balloons

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So long, boys! I'll send you a postcard!

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We have all been in meetings which have poured us out of our minds but

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we have never been in one like this one in the Cohen brothers

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magnificent screwball comedy. He climbs on to his desk and postponed

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At number three, it is Hard Boiled. We have all seen action heroes leap

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out of windows. Been there, done that. But in this 1992 Hong Kong

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Classic, there is a bit of a twist. He leaps out of the building with a

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gun him one hand and her baby in the other. Take That, Bruce Willis.

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At number two, it is Tim Robbins in the short shank redemption. Exits

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do not come more dramatic than a good old-fashioned jailbreak and a

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jailbreak does not come more dramatic than the Houdini attempt

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in this prison drama. Andy has vanished, seemingly into thin air

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but actually through a tunnel he has been digging for decades,

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hidden behind a poster of Raquel Welch. In flashback, we see the

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escape when he crawls through a sewer and emerges into the rain,

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the redemption of the title. At number one, it is Kevin Spacey

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in the usual suspects. Man walks out of a police station. That is

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not dramatic, right? Wrong. We have seen the Kop question him about the

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criminal mastermind. I am not a rat. He is allowed to leave the police

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station. Only to realise, the First, we see his limp begin to

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straighten out. And then it hits cars. -- and then it hits us. And

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like that, he is gone. Brilliant. Next, David Fincher's

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remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Steig Larsson's best-

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selling story about a journalist and a troubled young computer

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hacker who team up to solve a 40- year-old murder case. I need your

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help. We will be investigating the most detestable collection of

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people we will ever meet, my family. This is Harriet. Someone in the

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family murdered Harriet. For the past 40 years it has been driving

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me insane. It is interesting and a different kind of crime story. And

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it has definitely a different kind of hero. She is one of the best

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investigators I have. But. She is different. The character Lisbeth

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Salander is one of the most interesting female roles which has

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ever been created. It is a story about secrets, secrets of a family,

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secrets of a society, her secret. need a research assistant. I know

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an excellent one. She did the background check on you. What?

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It is a story which deals with violence against women, it is a

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story which deals with an abused human being who has been beaten and

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got tat since they were a child and has somehow managed to survive.

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What are you doing? Reading your notes. They are encrypted. Blue is.

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Rape, torture, fire, and was, torture, religion, and a missing

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anything? It asks a lot of questions.

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A new way here that day. I came in a bit later after the accident on

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the bridge. I have had a terrible day. And the days after, searching,

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not finding, even worse. Every good film has the atmosphere,

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the expression of the director that makes it and David Fincher has

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always been very strong in expressing himself through his

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films. Being a very smart director, what he is asking for his life. The

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good thing about doing maybe 40 takes his there is nobody who can

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stick to an idea for 40 takes. You get too tired and everything

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crumbles and suddenly, there is beautiful real live. -- real life.

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We should warn people that this version of The Girl With The Dragon

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Tattoo, it does have the most wildly of putting credit sequence

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that I have ever seen in my life. It is like a bond credit sequence

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conceived by it a bass player. Be good news is the credit sequence

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ends and actually, the film, if the credit sequence is your worst

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nightmare, the film itself is as good as you would hope it would be.

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I think what it does is it takes Steig Larsson's novel and it hangs

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on to what is important from that. It takes this Swedish horror story

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and it is faithful and ambitious. It takes the writing and applies a

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coat of lustre to it. It is a fantastic movie. I think if you

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come as a fan of the original three films you can embrace it. If you

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come as a David Fincher fan it is even better. You have Bibles,

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corpses, a lot of raw edges and blood being spilt. It has the 15

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years of film-making which has gone on since. Fincher has grown into

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this incredibly eloquent director and he has you in the palm of your

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hand. He builds up tension and he builds up sexual tension. There was

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a huge risk and a lot of people had baited breath with this film but it

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is a success. I think it works from well. Stellan Skarsgard was talking

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about the joy of working with venture and the 40 takes. The

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proven benefit is up there on screen. I did really like it. But I

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felt wrong already going in because I loved the original and I loved

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Noomi Rapace's Lisbeth Salander which is how I pictured her when I

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was reading the books. I felt unfaithful when I was -- as if I

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was going on a date with a different but same person, if that

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makes sense. But I thought it was excellent. Often you leave a

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Fincher film but you go straight back and watch it straight away.

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The films we are discussing this week, it is like someone who is

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playing musical chairs. Geraldine James is in everything. And the

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girl with a dragon tattoo is like Sherlock Holmes. The script is

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excellent. He has compressed everything. He has turned it into

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something which is very eloquent and economical. I'm going to stick

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up for Rooney Mara. I love her. She is brilliant. Noomi Rapace was a

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tough girl but Rooney Mara his skinny and feral and more

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vulnerable and kind of Wilder. is your film of the week? It is The

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Girl With The Dragon Tattoo but Sherlock Holmes is also fun. Go and

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see them. It is Christmas. Go and see everything a million times. Or

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come round mine, I am making mince pies. The bill with a dragon tattoo

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is on nationwide release from 26th December -- the girl with the

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dragon tattooed. Here is a round-up of films which we are looking for -

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- looking forward to in the new It may be the season to be jolly

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now but the coming weeks and months are filled with films of intense,

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complex and challenging subject Martha, Marsay, May, Myleene is

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about the story of a woman he in a cult and when she is suddenly free.

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Are if I guess it is most about internal struggle with identity and

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who to trust and how to find yourself and how you identify

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yourself within a group. They think the question here is what is your

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place in the world and how do find that place? Someone said the review

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are postulated, where did Martha find more love, in the community or

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with her sister and brother-in-law. It is an interesting question.

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Elizabeth has already gained plaudits for her performance.

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not have time to second guess my self. I felt like I had the tools I

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needed. I do not feel like that anymore on anything. I am happy I

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was naive enough to think I was super confident enough to take the

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role on. Director Steve McQueen's follow-up

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to Hunger is A shame, film about sexual addiction. It is about his

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routine, his daily life and it is interrupted by his sister. I am

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trying to help you. How are you helping me? You are a burden.

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and has become very introverted and regimented -- Brandon. He controls

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his life and he shut people out. did not want to give an excuse for

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these characters for their behaviour and set it definitely in

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stone and say this is the condition and this is the cause.

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The Descendants sees George Clooney trying to connect with his children

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and facing up to some home truths about his marriage. My wife was

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launched from a powerboat and hit her head. You might not be over to

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hear this right now but she was lonely. Who is he? I would like to

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know who the guy is that my wife was seeing.

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What I liked about it was this man who has been cuckolded decides to

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go find his wife's lover and tell him that she is going to die, even

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though he wants to murder the guy. Why are you looking to hang me?

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Wendy Hurrell son plays a dysfunctional cop in the film

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Rampart, who has gone road. Are you in on this? Are you kidding me? Let

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me remind you that you killed an alleged serial date rapist Prix

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meditatively. You first read the script and you think, this guy it

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is an asshole. Do I look like Santa Claus to you?

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Personally, I was not sure I could pull it off because I cannot even

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imagine playing a cop. It is the only profession I cannot imagine

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playing. I don't know if his character redeems himself in the

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course of the film or even, what his Arc is necessarily. It might be

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like that Paul Simon line, after a change we are more less the same.

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You were a dirty cup and you have dirtied all of us up by default. --

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30 cop. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as J Edgar

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Hoover in a biopic directed by Clint Eastwood. He is amazing that

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when you think by the age of 22 he had graduated from law school and

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then he starts this Bureau of Investigation, later to become the

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Federal Bureau of Investigation. Saved it for the press. He air is

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an incredibly instinctive director. He has a tight knit group of people

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he has worked with for years. Very similar to J Edgar Hoover. He has

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almost a splinter sell unit, an elite squadron of people. You can

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never get out of your head the image of him with this tiny monitor

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piercing at you and it motivates you to tell the truth. You feel

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like he is looking right through you.

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Sex. Male. Family. Child. Divorce. Keira Knightley stars in David

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Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method. this movie, Jung is 29 years old

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when we meet him and at the beginning of his career, handsome

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and charismatic. Freud is 50 years old, he is charismatic, witty and

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funny. Not what people think of when you think of Freud but that is

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who we are dealing with this -- who we are dealing with it in this

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movie. It is human frailties. The fact that they are not so different

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but it is their personalities which affect the course of psychoanalysis

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and their friendship. Don't you think we ought to stop? Do you want

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to stop. Where there is discord, may we

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bring harmony. Mamma Mia director terms Thatcherite as she read teams

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with Meryl Streep for these Iron Lady. I think if you ask Meryl

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Streep to play whoever it is, you are going to get a human and a

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humane character. Dennis. I feel very humble and daunted by

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the prospect of what she really took on her shoulders. We do look

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at public figures as if they are monsters or gods and the truth is,

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everybody falls sort-of in the middle. With all due respect, when

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one has been to war. With all due respect, sir, I have done battle

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every single day of my life. I have good news. We have the film

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2011 family in the studio. Thank you so much for coming in. In a

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moment we will talk light of the arms of the year but first of all,

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Antonia, what is your answer? The great masterpiece. This is

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Viggio who inspired all the great French new-wave directors. He made

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the movie about a young couple coming to terms in their marriage.

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He died before the premiere and it was released in the mutilated form

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and this is his cut. Excellent choice. And you? I'm going for

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James Watkins, The Woman In Black. With Daniel Radcliffe, based on the

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Susan Hill novel. The play is terrifying and the TV movie from

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the 1980s is terrifying, so hopefully this will follow. And

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also The Raid. Indonesian action film. Directed by Gareth Evans. It

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is phenomenal. People went bananas for it. They did in Toronto. It

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lives up to the hype. You've had two, but I won't get grumpy. It's

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Christmas. Catherine. I'm in the going to be greedy. 2012 is all

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about psychoanalysts, spel Freud and Yeung. I like A Dangerous

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Method. It's directed by David Kronenberg and Michael Fassbender

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spanks his patients. I'm in. I've changed my own choice. Danny?

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I'm saying nothing more. Come back if January. OK. Love it when he's

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strict. For me it's The Muppets, but I'm a moron. Was it a difficult

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choice for film of the year. Did you think it was a good year?

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but I'm always depressed by the end of the year. Ghastly year. Really?

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I thought Senna was pretty good. Amazing year for British films.

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top eleven years of the century so far, but pretty good. Blockbusters

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were terrible. Pretty much awful, but British cinema fantastic.

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Antonia, one film? If you had to pick one? It's a little independent

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American movie called Beginners, starring Euan McGregor. With

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Christopher Plummer, his father, who comes out as gay in his 70s.

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It's the most tender, excentric and peculiar, quiet, grown-up, little

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masterpiece. I loved it. Here's a clip. Maybe you should take out a

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personal ad, where you can explain your situation. My situation?

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You want to be in a relationship and you can't stay in one. That's

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your fatherly advice, personal ads? Well, a lot of people use them. I

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did. What? Why should I be monogamous. Pop. It's romantic and

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funny and Christopher Plummer, 84 yesterday and still going strong.

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Fabulous. Chris? I love Fast Five, but I'm going to pick The Artist,

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the French black and white silent film. You'll come out floating on

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air. It's directed by Michel Hazanavicius. It stars Jean

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Dujardin. It's about a silent movie stars who star begins to fall as

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talkies come into vogue. Here's a MUSIC

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It's knock-out. I saw it on Sunday. There is a blog and I saw a review

:34:40.:34:45.

of this film on it. There is a picture of a cat jumping. And the

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dog. It's not even out. The dog and the cat. Amazing. It should win

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every Oscar known to man. It's great. One of the movies where

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people say, "They don't make them like they used." It's made exactly

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like they used to, but with a modern twist. After that festive

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high, my film of the year is about Australia's worst of ever serial

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killer, Snowtown. It's about John bundy. -- John Bunting. It stars

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Justin Kurzel and Lucas Pittaway. You will see in this clip the work

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by him. There you go. Good on ya. Come here. Chuck it at the house.

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There you go. Chuck it at the house. Go on.

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LAUGHTER Come here. Come here. Have a look.

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Come on. It's absolutely brilliant. Even when you watch that clip again

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and you go, of course it's going to be film of the year. You can see

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from the clip it's not your typical serial killer chasing blonde with

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big boobs down a corridor. It's like if Mike Leigh made a movie.

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It's the social realist thing. Fascinating. Very disturbing to

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watch. Not something you'll go, "Let's watch that again." What is

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your favourite? Necessitated, which I spent the entirety of January

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talking about, but if I'm pushed it's Melancholia. I think it's

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beautiful. It's by Lars von Trier. Let's see a clip. I want in the

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church. I don't believe in marriage. You arranged this great party.

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Until death do us part and forever and ever, Justin and Michael. I

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just have one thing to say, enjoy it while it lasts. I myself hate

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marriages. Please. Especially when they involve some of my closest

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family members. They are all fantastic choices. I liked We Need

:37:31.:37:35.

To Talk About Kevin and The Smurfs. I'm kidding. It was terrible. I

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wept during it. We've had so many tweets. I can't read them all out

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and lots of people like Melancholia and Snowtown. There's a lot of love

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on the net. Guys, thank you. Let's be merry. We are playing games. We

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are off for Christmas, but we'll be back on 11th January. Thank you so

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much for watching. Have a fantastic Christmas and this is for Antonia.

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# Have yourself a merry Lil' Chris mass

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The programme features a review of David Fincher's highly anticipated adaptation of bestselling Swedish novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Claudia and Danny also cast a critical eye over Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol, the fourth film in the Mission Impossible franchise. Plus, a look ahead to some of the films due to be released in early 2012.