Guy Lodge

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"Material"
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Review: 'Material'

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Warm-hearted, sturdily crafted and a tad ponderous, "Material" is a Johannesburg-set study of a young Muslim store assistant caught between his conservative family and a calling in standup comedy.

"The Summit"
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Review: 'The Summit'

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A heartfelt, handsomely mounted but structurally slipshod doc about an ill-fated 2008 climbing mission that saw 11 out of 25 mountaineers perish under mysterious circumstances.

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Review: 'Chakravyuh'

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Largely substituting the usual Bollywood song-and-dance with pumped-up bullet ballet, this lengthy but propulsive pic puts a contempo political spin on a classic police-meller formula.

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Review: 'The Knot'

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A typical gag in "The Knot" finds a bumbling groomsman fishing for silver wedding bands in a diarrhea-filled toilet bowl. Viewers searching for moments of wit or insight in this cheerless, frankly…

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Review: 'Tower Block'

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The block is again under attack, not by invading aliens this time, but by a single, faceless sniper in this trim terror exercise from freshman feature helmers Ronnie Thompson and James Nunn.

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