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The Selfish Giant – Review

The Selfish Giant is the second feature from British director Clio Barnard, shifting from actors lip-synching testimonies about local playwright Andrea Dunbar in her exceptional debut documentary The Arbor (2010) and into a fictional gear that follows two teenage boys … Continue reading

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‘Side Effects’- Film Thoughts/Review

* Today I could have witnessed film history as one of the most diverse contemporary American film director of Steven Soderbergh could very well have made his final film with ‘SIDE EFFECTS’, a new thriller from the writer of ‘Contagion’ … Continue reading

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‘STOKER’ – Film Thoughts/Review

From the director of ‘Oldboy’, ‘Lady Vengeance’, ‘I Am A Cyborg’ and ‘Thirst’ comes the US debut of Park Chan-wook with ‘STOKER’. To begin my thoughts on this I’m bluntly going to say its bloody terrific. While it might be … Continue reading

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‘Hitchcock’ – Film Thoughts/Review

 So just after (well in this country anyway) the BBC/HBO drama titled ‘The Girl’ was on with Sienna Miller and Toby Jones as Hitchcock about the making of ‘The Bird’s’, comes the film of ‘HITCHCOCK’, with Sir Anthony Hopkins as … Continue reading

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‘Django Unchained’ – Film Thoughts/Review

Tarantino returns with the ultra violent ‘DJANGO UNCHAINED’.  A black exploitation Western, heavily influenced by the MGN ‘Django’ films and very strangely Mario Van Pebble’s ‘Posse’ from 1996 (or it could be me).   Walking into this film I was … Continue reading

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