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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..
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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..

‘Elizabeth Windsor at the age of 25 walked into literally the role of a lifetime. I honestly feel this award belongs to her, because I think you fell in love with her, not with me.’     Helen Mirren on accepting the 2007 Best Actress Award at the Golden Globes […]

SXSW Film Festival 2017 Preview
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SXSW Film Festival 2017 Preview

The annual mid-March South by Southwest (better known as SXSW) shindig has just about everything going for it. Taking place in hip Austin, it’s perhaps best known as a musical festival, but the film portion has grown in importance as the years roll by, premiering exciting new releases from big […]

Well, if this doesn’t freak you!
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Well, if this doesn’t freak you!

We flagged up creepy shocker A Cure for Wellness last year, and now its release date of the 24th February is getting closer.        The latest teaser clip for this thriller set in a mysterious mountain retreat in the Swiss Alps has just landed, and it looks like it’s definitely not the film […]

World Cinema Wednesday: A Simple Life (2012)
Film Review

World Cinema Wednesday: A Simple Life (2012)

If you’ve checked out any major Hong Kong movies during the past few decades then it’s more than likely that you’re familiar with Andy Lau, even if you don’t realise it. He’s starred alongside Jackie Chan, Chow-Yun Fat, and quite a few other familiar names. He’s also been a main […]

T2 Trainspotting (2017)
Film Review

T2 Trainspotting (2017)

“The most energetic film we have ever seen,” is how Danny Boyle first envisioned 1996’s Trainspotting. As it turned out, that was something of an understatement. A wild, sweaty, angry ode to a bunch of Scottish skag heads, the seminal Irvine Welsh adaptation felt like it was wired to the […]

War On Everyone (2017)
Film Review

War On Everyone (2017)

When I first saw the trailer for War On Everyone I knew that I wanted to see it ASAP. It had Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña being a pair of crooked cops. It had John Michael McDonagh as the writer-director (the man who gave us The Guard and Calvary). It made me laugh. […]

‘Sound bite’ of the week …..
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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..

“I remember talking to Olivier when we were doing Lear. He said: ‘When it comes to your obituary they will only mention two or three performances, and they will be the ones that defined you early on.’ I said: ‘What will they write about you?’ ‘Richard III (1955) and Wuthering […]

Mary Tyler Moore, 1936 – 2017
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Mary Tyler Moore, 1936 – 2017

“Couldn’t you just slap my face for being so positive and optimistic?”  (On her cheery outlook on life.)   “It was a hat that my aunt had given me for Christmas, and I brought it with me because they said: ‘Be sure and dress warm. It’s going to be freezing […]

TRAILER PARK – Alien Vs. Zombies
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TRAILER PARK – Alien Vs. Zombies

Ok. Before we go any further lets make one thing clear. This wacky, black comedy, horror mash-up does not involve the legendary Alien of Sigourney Weaver / H. R. Giger fame. It does however bring together a young ‘man’ called Joe Alien (yes, you heard us right) who comes to […]