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  • DVD Review – Kill List (2011)

    DVD Review – Kill List (2011)

    When it comes to reviewing certain acclaimed director’s follow up film’s it’s actually, its probably a good idea to have watched the film that got the director the status, a chance to possibly understand their mindset. I haven’t seen Down Terrace but Ben Wheatley’s KILL LIST I have seen a film that left me in…

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  • Blu-ray Review – Headhunters (2011)

    Blu-ray Review – Headhunters (2011)

    A friend said to me recently “the bubble is going to burst” maybe but for now myself and millions of cinephiles worldwide will continue to enjoy the current wave of Scandinavian cinema (& television)that’s sweeping us off our feet. The latest invader is Jo Nesbo’s Headhunters (Hodejegerne), the first from an author who has refused…

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  • DVD Review – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011)

    DVD Review – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011)

    In 1995 my love for David Fincher films was born, 20 years old studying graphic design at college.This was the year what I regard as the director’s greatest film was released, the film’s start& end credit title sequences would inspire me to become a designer, the film was Se7en.The film became the template for my…

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  • DVD Review: Magic Trip (2011)

    DVD Review: Magic Trip (2011)

    To many Ken Kesey will be known as the author of the classic book One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest but in 1964 a Legendary road trip of discovery would change Kesey’s life. Joined by the ‘Merry Pranksters‘ Kesey and co would embark on a mammoth LSD fuelled cross country trip from east to west…

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  • DVD Review – The Messenger (2009)

    DVD Review – The Messenger (2009)

    There was a time when wars were justified (World War 2), other times we have no clue why they went to war but more recently though they tried to say it was reasoned unknown. We know that a certain grey-haired redneck psychotic Texan was responsible simply down to his greed of other countries natural resources…

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  • DVD Review – Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)

    DVD Review – Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)

    What have Stephanie Meyer, Bill Condon, David Slade and Michael Bay all got in common? They have or all involved in the 2 critically hated film franchises in cinema history Twilight Saga and Transformers. It was back in the summer Michael Bay returned to the big screen with the third instalment of the cash cow…

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  • Film Review – Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

    Film Review – Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

    Back in 2009, I remember when Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler starring Mickey Rourke was released, I sat on a cinema screen surprised to see it nearly full of 13-15-year-old adolescent male teens. It wasn’t long before the excited faces turned into shock expecting to see some over the top drivel WWE dishes out so I…

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  • GFF 2011 Review – Norwegian Wood (2010)

    GFF 2011 Review – Norwegian Wood (2010)

    My first hand experience of a Haruki Murakami novel was reading Hard Boiled Wonderland and the end of The World a very obscure fantasy that left me with the feeling WTF did I just read, though very riveting. NORWEGIAN WOOD is the top opposite end of the scale from Hard Boiled, a more sombre tale…

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  • DVD Review – Season Of The Witch (2011)

    DVD Review – Season Of The Witch (2011)

    There was a time when a Nicholas Cage movie was exciting prospect: From Raising Arizona, Con Air, Wild At Heart to name a Few. Nowadays one of his movies is certainly an intriguing affair to see how low can he go to destroy any faith humanity, sanity had in him wash drown the drain. 2010…

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  • DVD Review – Due Date

    DVD Review – Due Date

    When the trailers, as well as the other marketing for DUE DATE, came out like probably every blogger, movie website the resemblance to the classic 1987 John Hughes movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles is impossible not to mention. The classic movie saw Steve Martin and John Candy pair up to be the oddball couple on…

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