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  • Film Review – Decision To Leave (2022)

    Film Review – Decision To Leave (2022)

    Elvis Presley famously sang about ‘suspicious minds’ in 1969. 53 years later Korean film maker Park Chan-Wook seduces our eyes with crimes of the heart in his latest thriller, Decision To Leave. Now arrived on MUBI, soon to Blu-ray in a couple of weeks. Suspicious minds run amok in Chan-Wook’s first theatrical release in over…

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  • Film Review – Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)

    Film Review – Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)

    Like any film I always give it a chance before giving judgement. A24 Films has been a distributor that’s given us many reliable releases. Here in the UK this film was released by Sony Pictures Releasing. Sadly the film lacking more unoriginality and scare factor you expect from horror films. The film stars Amandla Stenberg…

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  • Film Review – Watcher (2022)

    Film Review – Watcher (2022)

    In 1954 Alfred Hitchcock opened the door to voyeurism in film with Rear Window. You could argue Voyeuristic films have been around well before the classic Hitchcock film, you would be correct. Watching strangers from windows would become a popular pastime in the thriller and horror genres. Now Chloe Okuno’s Watcher wants you to ‘Watch’…

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  • Film Review – Escape From Pretoria (2020)

    Film Review – Escape From Pretoria (2020)

    After 20 plus years playing the boy wizard, Daniel Radcliffe has done his best to make sure when Hogwarts door closed for him he wouldn’t be forgotten. Same could be said about Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson with Twilight Saga. One could argue about the qaulity of those films, which we’ll leave you to decide.…

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  • Best Hong Kong Crime Thrillers

    Best Hong Kong Crime Thrillers

    When it comes to crime thrillers, some of the best ever made have come from Hong Kong. Thought provoking, action packed, noir tinged, captivating sometimes even slow burning and comedic. The sub genre has given us some film auteurs actors who have ventured into Hollywood, most of all great films. To coincide with Running Out…

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  • Film Review – Fall (2022)

    Film Review – Fall (2022)

    Would you dangle from a rusty 2000 foot tower to pose for a selfie? Like majority of us the answer will be know unless you’re an adrenalin junkie. Like the two girls in Scott Mann’s survival thriller Fall and one ‘edge’ you don’t want to go over! Fear reaches new heights, for this one that…

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  • Film Review – Running Out Of Time 1+2 (Masters Of Cinema)

    Film Review – Running Out Of Time 1+2 (Masters Of Cinema)

    Released as part of their brilliant Masters of Cinema series, Eureka Entertainment give us the slick cat and mouse thriller Running Out Of Time. Directed by Johnnie To and a film that was released in 1999 and was one of Hong Kong’s biggest box office hits of that year and now released in the UK…

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  • Film Review – Last Night In Soho (2021)

    Film Review – Last Night In Soho (2021)

    2021 was a busy year for Edgar Wright with wooing as well as educating us with The Sparks Brothers documentary. Ending the year with the genre mixing psychological thriller Last Night In Soho. As the ghosts of the past terrorise a young aspiring fashion designer or is it all in her mind? Many cities all…

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  • Film Review – Uncut Gems (2020)

    Film Review – Uncut Gems (2020)

    For many years I’ve not hideen my dislike for the majority of Adam Sandler‘s filmography. I could easily count all his films I’ve enjoyed on one hand with several fingers to spare. 2020 that hand now has one less spare finger with the Safdie Brothers Uncut Gems. Ben and Josh Safdie introduced themselves to the…

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  • Film Review – Bacurau (2019)

    Film Review – Bacurau (2019)

    ‘Never judge a book by it’s cover’, it’s a saying you can use in many situations including describing films like Kleber Mendoca Filho and Juliano Dornelles‘ Bacurau. A film you may think you about,  but you really don’t. All about wealthy inequality, class struggle, dripping in blood-lust and Udo Kier! More and more we’re seeing…

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