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  • 2023 Glasgow Film Festival Review – Blackberry (2023)

    2023 Glasgow Film Festival Review – Blackberry (2023)

    In Alien: Covenant, Michael Fassbender’s character David said, “Big things have small beginnings.” Aliens fans know what he was talking about. He could have been referring to the birth of the BlackBerry mobile device. Nearly 30 years ago, that “small beginning” kicked off a revolution in your hand. Matt Johnson‘s chaotic comedy biopic, BlackBerry, tells…

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  • 2023 Glasgow Film Festival Review – The Ordinaries (2022)

    2023 Glasgow Film Festival Review – The Ordinaries (2022)

    Do you ever wish you could fit in somewhere other than where you are now? Sophie Linnenbaum‘s inventive feature debut, The Ordinaries, is a delightful satirical look at society. What type of character are you? Are you the main character or a supporting character? Do you have a role, or do you even want one?”…

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  • Film Review: Cocaine Bear (2023)

    Film Review: Cocaine Bear (2023)

    As you venture into the woods, prepare to be surprised by Elizabeth Banks‘ horror comedy Cocaine Bear. This is not your typical Teddy Bear’s picnic, but a rampage of nature seeking revenge on humanity. The film is an anarchic, grizzly feature that offers escapism, albeit a highly absurd one. Banks takes a risk with this…

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  • Film Review: Magnificent Warriors (1987)

    Film Review: Magnificent Warriors (1987)

    It’s amazing what one film can do to for an actors exposure. Michelle Yeoh will be on the Oscars campaign trail with Everything Everywhere At Once. Unless you were already a fan, many people are now discovering what film’s she has been in. Eureka Entertainment’s Magnificent Warriors showcases one of those early incarnation and why…

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  • Film Review: Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (2022)

    Film Review: Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (2022)

    How could you not love this shell? Like the trailers and posters, they say everybody loves the shell…Marcel The Shell With Shoes On. The American audiences did in 2022 Universal Pictures and A24 Films bring Dean Fleischer-Camp’s feature length debut to UK cinemas. Going by the reviews it seems most of the UK critics adore…

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  • Film Review- Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania (2023)

    Film Review- Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania (2023)

    2014 I was told ‘How dare you criticise this!’ I asked ‘why?’ ‘It has Aaron Paul from Breaking Bad in it!’ . That film was the uninspiring Need For Speed and this friend believed it was criticising the cult series Paul also starred in. Same could be said about the Marvel Cinematic Universe which for…

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  • Film Review: Vengeance (2022)

    Film Review: Vengeance (2022)

    BJ Novak will always be best known as Ryan Howard in the American version of The Office. A Smart character actor who can count likes of Inglorious Basterds, Saving Mr Banks and The Founder. Now he can add directorial feature in the shape of Vengeance to his ever increasing CV . The film had a…

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  • Film Review – White Noise (2022)

    Film Review – White Noise (2022)

    Unfilmable books seem to be Hollywood’s greatest challenge . Many have succeeded (Lord Of The Rings, Trainspotting), others like Noah Baumbach’s White Noise should have stayed unfilmed. Tinseltown seem to get a little ambitious every now and then and take a detour off the remake path to make something original. Kudos to any film-maker adventurous…

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  • Film Review: Tangerine (2015)

    Film Review: Tangerine (2015)

    Sean Baker has established himself as one those film makers who has captured the voice of those trying to find the American Dream. Those who struggle with daily lives or the voiceless, the downtrodden that society forgets about. One could say he’s like the Ken Loach of American cinema and his 2015 film Tangerine is…

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  • Film Review – Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022)

    Film Review – Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022)

    2019 Knives Out was an unexpected hit for Rian Johnson. The Last Jedi his previous film divided fans with some seeing the 2019 film his redemption. 2022 We have the much anticipated sequel Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery now on Netflix. The first film embraced the Agatha Christie’s The Mouse Trap whodunnit trappings. Glass…

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