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    Three suburban mothers find themselves facing desperate financial circumstances and decide their only choice is to rob a supermarket. But it has dire consequences when they later discover that the supermarket manager was money-laundering for a local crime boss

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    Andrew Cobby recalls a classic British wartime movie which saw the early appearance of an actress who would go on to be a much loved and ever-present star of the small screen

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    Adult animated dark fantasy action series based on the Japanese video game series of the same name by Konami. When his human wife is burned at the stake after being falsely accused of witchcraft, Dracula declares all the people of Wallachia will pay with their lives

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The passengers of a plane that has been missing for five years suddenly return with no grasp of the lapsing time. Their mysterious reappearances unravel a web of intricate conspiracies that hint at a bigger force at play

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