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    Brutally Human: Dir. David Mackenzie on His Outstanding Genre Film "Starred Up"

    Revitalizing the prison film genre by means of raw authenticity and powerful performances, David Mackenzie's ‘”Starred Up” is a bold exploration into the violent mind in the absence of freedom.

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    'Starred Up': Staggering Prison Drama, Now Streaming, Is the Best of This and Many Other Weeks

    With a fiery central performance and a dynamite script, "Starred Up" is well worth your hard-earned VODollars.

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    Review: Jack O'Connell Gives A Breakthrough Performance In Prison Film Classic 'Starred Up'

    It was a glorious, freezing, snowy Monday evening at the Göteborg International Film Festival that yielded the first truly great film of 2014. “Starred Up” (which, fine, actually premiered at Telluride last year) is an instant classic of the prison movie genre, making a bona fide breakthrough star o...

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    Meet Jack O'Connell, the Unknown Actor Angelina Jolie Cast As Her Leading Man

    At 23, Jack O’Connell has been a mainstay in British cinema for close to a decade, but he's about to break out in a big way.

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    Review: Why 'Starred Up,' With Jack O'Connell, Isn't Your Average Prison Drama

    Jack O'Connell is terrific in this moving tale of a father and son united behind bars.

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    Watch: Soon-To-Be Superstar Jack O'Connell Faces Ireland's 'Troubles' in ''71' Trailer

    This new trailer shows a rising star giving another impressive performance.

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    Watch: First Trailer For Berlin Sensation '71' Led By Rising Star Jack O'Connell

    Don't forget the name Jack O'Connell. You'll be hearing it a lot very soon, particularly during the awards season when he leads Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken." Regular Playlist readers know we've sung his praises following his performance in the prison drama "Starred Up," and he turned our heads again ...

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    On The Rise 2014: 12 Actors To Watch

    In Hollywood, you can be on top of the world one minute, and then a public indiscretion, or a handful of box office disasters, or the simple fact of getting old, can each result in fewer and fewer calls (you can count on hearing from Millennium Entertainment no matter what). Bad news for the old gua...

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    Watch: Trailer for David Mackenzie's Violent Prison Drama 'Starred Up' is Suffocating in a Very Exciting Way

    The trailer for David Mackenzie's "Starred Up" shows just how claustrophobic a prison can be yet simultaneously how much violence can take place inside.

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