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OUT THIS WEEKEND

Timothy Barber
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FILM
AMERICAN: THE BILL HICKS STORY Documentary about the controversial late stand-up comic.

EYES WIDE OPEN Powerful Israeli drama about an Orthodox Jewish father who falls for a male student.

VINCERE Italian film telling the story of Benito Mussolini’s controversial first marriage.

DVD
IT’S COMPLICATED Inspired romantic comedy starring Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin.

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Spike Jonze’s dazzling telling of the famous children’s story.

NOWHERE BOY Aaron Johnson stars as the young John Lennon in Sam Taylor Woods’s biopic.

MUSIC
THE NATIONAL The exciting Brooklyn rockers return with an album titled High Violet.

FOALS Total Life Forever is the second effort from Oxford’s freewheeling indie experimentalists.

SLASH The Guns & Roses axe-wielder ropes in a host of guest vocalists on this eponymous solo album.

GAMES
ALAN WAKE (X360) Mysterious, atmospheric actioner inspired by Twin Peaks and The X-Files.

LOST PLANET 2 (X360, PS3, PC) Tropical terrain sequel to the frozen planet third-person shooter.

SKATE 3 (PS3, X360) Part three of the skateboarding game, in which you establish a team and career.