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The Cinema Review: Once / Stardust / Rendition

On this week’s look at UK cinema releases we examine:

Once Stardust Rendition posters

Once – The low budget Irish film about a Dublin busker (Glen Hansard) who strikes up a relationship with a Czech girl (Marketa Irglova) he meets on the street. Directed by John Carney it has made a real impact in the US since its debut at Sundance back in January.

Stardust – The big budget adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novella with Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro all starring in this fantasy tale directed by Matthew Vaughn.

Rendition – A political thriller about the US policy of detaining and torturing terrorist suspects abroad with a stellar cast that includes Jake Gyllenhaal, Reece Witherspoon, Meryl Streep and Peter Sarsgaard.

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