Heroes in a half shell the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles return this week to defend New York, teenage girls face growing pains in Palo Alto and a future teenager tries to escape an idyllic prison in The Maze Runner. Two teenagers find friendship through a love of music in Northern Soul and a runaway girl befriends a trucker in My Name Is Hmmm... - see our interview with director agnès b. A young lawyer defends his father in The Judge and Hugh Grant returns to romantic comedy with The Rewrite, plus there's a re-release for early war film The Battles of Coronel And Falkland Islands and in the documentary corner there's puppet power with Filmed In Supermarionation. All this, plus we still have reviews coming in from the London Film Festival and the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.


A young man journeys to the land of the dead in The Book Of Life Link

Daniele Watts, the actress who accused the LAPD of racial profiling, has been charged with lewd conduct Link

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Packshot of Filmed In Supermarionation on Blu-Ray Filmed In Supermarionation Blu-Ray Review
Documentary about the puppetry output of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.
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A retired secret agent facing terminal brain cancer is persuaded to take on one last job, but has to try and look after his estranged teenage daughter at the same time.


London Film Festival opened with the The Imitation Game, read abou this year's award winners. Recent festival coverage also includes New York Film Festival and San Sebastian Film Festival, which saw Magical Girl take home the Golden Shell. Closer to home, we have been taking a look at films showing at the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.


Luis Moreno Ocampo on pursuing justice First Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court talks about Watchers Of The Sky

Kent Jones honours Misty Upham Co-screenwriter of Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian shares his memories.

Arnaud Desplechin remembers Misty Upham A tribute to the actress he directed in Jimmy P: Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian.

Diplomatic talk, part 2 Volker Schlöndorff reveals more about Diplomacy and the history behind it.

Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct Is actress being punished for speaking out against police?

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