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5 Surprisingly Brilliant Remakes

Movie remakes are usually rubbish, aren’t they? What’s the point of remaking classics like Robocop, Total Recall or The Italian Job when the originals are already brilliant? One movie that did manage to buck the trend, however, was 21 Jump Street, which stars Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. It’s a …

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Which Oscar-winning movies should you buy on DVD?

With awards season a distant memory, the real day of reckoning has arrived for most of the award winners: their DVD release. So which of this year’s crop of award winners is worth your hard-earned cash (or the cash you make from selling DVDs with musicMagpie)? Dallas Buyers Club Who’d …

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DVDs

Which DVDs Should You Sell?

Choosing DVDs to sell is harder than choosing CDs to sell for a couple of reasons. Unlike CDs, which can be ripped to other formats or streamed, the options for watching a film are limited. Your DVD is probably the only way you can watch a particular film. A lot …

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The Ultimate X-Men Movie Retrospective

It’s officially blockbuster season, which means the next 3 months at the cinema will be filled with explosions, loud dramatic music and a lot of men in tights fighting other men in tights. X-Men: Days of Future Past is one such blockbuster, and it actually looks pretty good. Billed as …

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Bad Neighbours Review

Years of watching Aussie soaps have taught us that everybody loves good neighbours. But what do people think of bad neighbours? Easy; they hate them and regularly subject them and their loved ones to physical violence. That’s according to Bad Neighbours, at least. Bad Neighbours stars Seth Rogen and Rose …

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The Wolf of Wall Street DVD Review

Considering it’s about a man most people wouldn’t pour water on if he was on fire, The Wolf of Wall Street is a surprisingly funny and enjoyable film. Telling the tale of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), the film charts Belfort’s rise to the top of the stock-trading food chain in …

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