Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn is The Independent's Film Critic.

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DVD & Blu-ray review: The Kings of Summer

DVD & Blu-ray, Optimum

Cate Blanchett stars in Blue Jasmine

Film Review: Blue Jasmine - Cate Blanchett delivers astounding performance as fallen Park Avenue princess

A miracle of a movie, given Woody Allen's recent film-making history

Film review: Austenland (12A)

Jerusha Hess, 97mins. Starring: Keri Russell

Film review: Girl Most Likely (12A)

Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini, 103mins. Starring: Kristen Wiig

Film review: Mister John (15)

Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy, 95mins. Starring: Aidan Gillen

Film review: In the Name Of (15)

Malgoska Szumowska, 102mins, Starring: Andrzej Chyra

Donnier darker: Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman in 'Prisoners'

Film review: 'Prisoners' harrowing scenes will make you wince

Denis Villeneuve, 153mins. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

Film review: Hawking is a portrait for the fans

The story of a remarkable man, unremarkably told. Stephen Hawking knows his own value: "I was born in 1942, exactly 300 years after Galileo." The Larkin-esque student in 1960s Oxford didn't work that hard, allegedly, so natural was his brilliance, and he ascended greater heights of achievement at Cambridge.

Film review: Kinky, violent sex on the agenda in Kelly + Victor

Adapted from a novel by Niall Griffiths, this story of a destructive amour fou is undermined by a double casting flaw.

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