David Pratt

An official Roobla opinionator since August 8, 2012

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About David Pratt

Living in Kent with a degree in film studies and journalism, I’ve always had a passion for film, closely followed by writing about it. I figure that as long as it’s good, it doesn’t matter what genre a film is in. I particularly like independent and world cinema .

Film Review

The Woodsman and the Rain (2011)

Despite its leisurely pace, The Woodsman and the Rain uses simple but effective humour and an enjoyable cast to create a memorable and affecting experience.

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Film Review

Lincoln (2012)

Lincoln offers everything promised, with fine performances, gripping political drama and a classic Steven Spielberg subject.

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Gangsters, Guns and Zombies (2012)

Despite early promise, Gangsters, Guns & Zombies sadly becomes another forgettable addition to the genre, despite its amusing British gangster sensibilities

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Film Review

Baraka (1992)

Baraka conveys all the beauty and emotion of a dream, guiding you through both the natural and human world. Not just a film, this is an experience to relish.

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The Girl (2012)

The Girl is an interesting yet unremarkable drama concerning Hitchcock’s obsession with a woman starring Toby Jones and Sienna Miller.

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Film Review

The Hunters (1996)

The Hunters, or Jägarna, is a well built and engrossing crime drama drawing on the huge talents of its cast and director to construct a simmering and tense thriller.

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Film Review

Air Doll (2009)

Air Doll continues Hirokazu Koreeda’s work in depicting love, loss and the frailty of human existence with a melancholic and heart aching adult fairytale, which shows promise throughout but fails to fully reach its potential to inspire.

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Film Review

Review: Sightseers (2012)

Ben Wheatley returns with Sightseers, a comedic and eerie turn concerning a pair of loved-upped caravaners whose trip to the country takes a sinister tone.

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Starbuck Patrick Huard 2012
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Starbuck (2011)

Canadian film Starbuck is a heartfelt comedy about a forty-something slacker whose past as a sperm donor comes back to haunt him.

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Starbuck 2012
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Starbuck (2011) – Movie Review

★★★★✰ Canadian film Starbuck is a heartfelt comedy about a forty-something slacker whose past as a sperm donor comes back to haunt him.

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A Simple Life 2011
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A Simple Life (2011)

Ann Hui continues her work on reflective social issues with A Simple Life, a heart wrenching and beautifully told story of role reversal in Hong Kong.

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