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A closer look at GTA V's most controversial scene

Luke Holland Feature Oct 2, 2013

With spoilers, Luke examines a disturbing moment in GTA V, and asks whether it's a legitimate part of its story, or a gratuitous misstep...

Looking back at The Matrix

Luke Holland Feature Jun 19, 2012

It was the effects movie that ushered in a new age of action cinema – as well as wire-fu fight sequences. Luke takes a look back at The Matrix...

The top 10 Keanu Reeves movies that aren’t The Matrix

Luke Holland Top 10 May 2, 2012

Aside from Neo in The Matrix, what are Keanu Reeves’ finest roles? Here, Luke lists the ten other Reeves movies that deserve your attention...

Wild Bill review

Luke Holland Review Mar 19, 2012

Dexter Fletcher steps behind the camera for Wild Bill, a family crime drama with a great cast of British acting talent. Here’s Luke’s review...

Best Laid Plans review

Best Laid Plans
Luke Holland Review Feb 3, 2012

An awkward, and not particularly successful film, Luke gets to grips with Best Laid Plans...

The top 25 cult film actors

Luke Holland Odd List Jan 26, 2012

They may not be household names like their A-list colleagues, but the actors on this list have appeared in some of our all-time favourite geek movies...

Cinema’s 10 most unexpectedly dangerous jobs

Luke Holland Odd List Jan 18, 2012

Pizza delivery. Writing. Flower arranging. All fairly safe jobs in real life, right? But not in the movies...

My Week With Marilyn review

Luke Holland Review Nov 21, 2011

My Week With Marilyn features a startling turn from Michelle Williams as screen icon Monroe, but does the film have much else to offer? Here’s Luke’s review…

Snowtown review

Luke Holland Review Nov 11, 2011

The true story of an infamous Australian serial killer forms the basis for director Justin Kurzel’s feature debut. Here’s Luke’s review of the brilliant, disturbing Snowtown...

In Time review

In Time
Luke Holland Review Nov 1, 2011

Can Andrew Niccol match the brilliance of Gattaca with his new sci-fi film, In Time? Here's our review...

The Catwoman controversy: sexism in Batman: Arkham City?

Luke Holland News Oct 31, 2011

While Arkham City’s been praised, its portrayal of Catwoman has provoked controversy, too. Luke takes a closer look at the accusations leveled at the game…

The Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence review

Human Centipede 2
Luke Holland Review Oct 30, 2011

The Human Centipede 2 finally gets a UK cinema release this week. So: has it been worth the fuss? Here's Luke's review...

Top 10 movie showdowns

Luke Holland Top 10 Oct 27, 2011

The movies are full of one-on-one battles, not least in X-Men: First Class, which arrives on disc next week. To celebrate, here are 10 classic cinema showdowns...

Contagion review

Luke Holland Review Oct 19, 2011

Steven Soderbergh turns his hand to the epidemic thriller with Contagion. Here’s Luke’s review of a film that’s spreading across cinemas in the UK...

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim hands-on preview

Luke Holland Preview Oct 19, 2011

Luke managed to get his hands on a preview build of Bethesda’s eagerly-awaited Skyrim. Here’s what he thought...

The movie clinics you should avoid like the plague

Luke Holland Odd List Oct 17, 2011

The movies teach us many wise things. Chief amongst them: if you need medical attention, avoid every place we're about to talk about...

Videogaming’s top 10 human-hating aliens

Luke Holland Top 10 Oct 11, 2011

They’re evil, they’re from outer space, and they don’t like humans. Here, Luke celebrates the 10 nastiest aliens in videogaming...

Perfect Sense review

Perfect Sense
Luke Holland Review Oct 6, 2011

Ewan McGregor stars, as Perfect Sense looks to take sci-fi, and do something a little different with it. Here's Luke's take on the film...

The Woman review

Luke Holland Review Sep 26, 2011

Director Lucky McKee’s The Woman has already won plaudits at this year’s FrightFest. Here’s Luke’s review of a flawed yet thought-provoking horror...

Scarface Blu-ray review

Luke Holland Review Sep 2, 2011

One of the finest gangster movies of the past 30-odd years gets a 21st century reissue. Here's Luke's review of the new Blu-ray release of Scarface...

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