Sex, Leins & Videotape #196. Tom Leins reviews Fury, Dying of the Light and Kung Fu Killer.

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Warfare, dementia and martial arts – this week’s biggest DVDs reviewed.

Brad Pitt;Shia LaBeouf;Logan Lerman;Michael Pena;Jon Bernthal

Set in April 1945, during the final days of World War 2, Fury (Sony) follows Sergeant Don ‘Wardaddy’ Collier (Brad Pitt, World War Z), a Sherman tank commander who leads his veteran crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.

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Gothic psychological horror The Innocents gets an Exeter airing

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There are few actors who could be more mesmerising than Deborah Kerr. So imagine the mesmerising Kerr being mesmerised! Couple this with creepy kids, Michael Redgrave and list of screenwriters which includes Truman Capote. That’s what Jack Clayton‘s 1961 film The Innocents is all about – plus the whole haunting thing.

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Sex, Leins & Videotape #195. Tom Leins reviews The Babadook, Gutshot, Collection and Scoop.

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Six years after the death of her husband, downtrodden Amelia (Essie Davis, The Slap) is at the end of her tether.  She struggles to discipline her maladjusted six-year-old son, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), and his out-of-control behaviour sees him excluded from school.

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Young Carers to make film and perform live soundtrack

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Both watching and making films can be a creative and challenging release, and that sense of seeing what you’ve had a hand in on the big screen (or any screen for that matter) can be hard to beat. Couple that with a live performance, and you’re onto something special. This is just what’s going to happen in Bath when a group of young carers not only make a film, but perform a live soundtrack accompaniment to its screening.

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