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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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  • Film Review – The Cleansing Hour (2019)

    Film Review – The Cleansing Hour (2019)

    As they these days, you can find anything online including exorcisms! In Damien LeVeck‘s The Cleansing Hour, exorcism go live online and is our ‘priest’ battling (fake) evil every week? Everyone seems to want their 15 minutes of fame these days. Those opportunities used to come in the shape of talent shows in pubs and…

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  • Film Review – Saint Maud (2020)

    Film Review – Saint Maud (2020)

    Great films are those ones that linger in your thoughts long after you have watched that film. Same could be said about those bad films. Rose Glass debut feature Saint Maud (2020), it’s an impressively chilling psychological horror that will terrorise your mind long after that first viewing…Your saviour is here! When it comes to…

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  • Film Review – About Endlessness (2019)

    Film Review – About Endlessness (2019)

    If there was ever going to be a filmmaker to chronicle the diversity of human behaviour it’s got to be Roy Andersson. The veteran Swedish filmmaker recently finished his’ Human Trilogy‘ ( Songs From The Second Floor, You The Living and A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence) returns with another slice of…

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  • Listen To Outside Centre Film Podcast Episode 135

    Listen To Outside Centre Film Podcast Episode 135

    It’s Podcasting time! Yesterday myself and show host Theo Neumann recorded the latest episode for the Outside Centre Film Podcast. Episode 135 saw both of us travel around the world from Japan to France then over to Iceland. LISTEN TO EPISODE 135  First up was the family drama, My Dad As A Heel Wrestler -Part…

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  • Amazon Prime Review – Blow The Man Down (2019)

    Amazon Prime Review – Blow The Man Down (2019)

    Murder, fish knives, dark family secrets, sea shanties and female empowerment are all the range in small town noir in Blow The Man Down. The film marks Bridget Cole and Danielle Krudy‘s feature film directorial debut (the pair worked in short films and Television).I watched this at the Glasgow Film Festival earlier this year, describing…

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  • Film Review – The Whistlers (2019)

    Film Review – The Whistlers (2019)

    Corneliu Porumboiu is a big player in the Romanian New Wave Cinema with Police, Adjective (2009) his most well known creation. His films are not known for their commercial friendliness, more deadpan, realism. Eleven years on Porumboiu’s The Whistlers is released and it’s his most accessible film to date. A stylish noir inspired playful thriller.…

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  • Film Review – Proxima (2020)

    Film Review – Proxima (2020)

    Parent child relationship movies are no stranger to the big or small screen. Rarely do we see films focusing on the mother daughter relationships. Alice Winocour‘s Proxima delivers a rare onscreen moment, to share that love and struggle. Eva Green gives an gilt edged performance of a French astronaut in training attempting balance aspirations with…

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  • Film Review – Lost Transmissions (2019)

    Film Review – Lost Transmissions (2019)

    The well used saying  “never judge a book by it’s cover” is probably the greatest  used saying in so many situations including people. In our daily lives we’re sometimes too quick to judge people, thinking we know everything about them from one action or what they said.  Mental Health is an invisible illness that’s on…

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  • Listen To Outside Centre Podcast Episode 127

    Listen To Outside Centre Podcast Episode 127

    Earlier this month I recorded my July episode of the Outside Centre World Cinema Podcast. On episode 127 myself and podcast host Theo Neumann have a chat about 3 films from Finland, Italy and ending in Romania. Which of the three did we like and which ones we didn’t? Did we love or hate them…

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