Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn is The Independent's Film Critic.

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Film review: The Deep (12A)

This story of survival is bizarre, inexplicable, and true. One raw night in March 1984, a fishing trawler capsized off the coast of Iceland; six men went into the water and only one survived, by swimming for five hours in temperatures that would have killed the average human inside 15 minutes.

Film review: Blancanieves (12A)

The Grimms' Snow White is reimagined as a story of Spanish bullfighters of the 1920s in Pablo Berger's black-and-white charmer. Carmencita (Sofía Oria) is set to work as a drudge by her evil stepmother (Maribel Verdú) yet comes to love her father (Daniel Giménez Cacho), a once-celebrated matador now hidden away with his injuries and memories.

Film review: Trap for Cinderella (15)

Hard to know what's happened to Iain Softley, who once made Backbeat and The Wings of the Dove, two outstanding films of the 1990s. He's not likely to turn things around with this feeble amnesiac noir.

Film review: Play (15)

The Swedish film-maker Ruben Ostlund is making an art form out of the cringeworthy. This truth-based drama builds on the vignettes of embarrassment and manipulation he explored in Involuntary.

Film review: Cleopatra (PG)

Joseph L Mankiewicz's 1963 folie de grandeur was a legend even before its own lifetime. No movie in history had been heralded with such pre-release clamour – and no movie could survive it.

Film review: Pacific Rim (12A)

Freshers' ball: Mike Wazowski's college days are explored in 'Monsters University'

Film review: Monsters University (U)

Imperfect Pixar saved by an eye for detail

Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi in Pacific Rim

'Toy franchise with a deafeningly loud movie attached': Pacific Rim film review

Director: Guillermo del Toro, Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, 131mins

Fallen hero: Julian Assange in ‘We Steal Secrets’

Film review: We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (15)

Alex Gibney, 130mins

Freshers’ ball: Mike Wazowski’s college days are explored in ‘Monsters University’

Film review: Monsters University

Director: Dan Scanlon, Voices: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, 110mins

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