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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 – The Velvet Underground (2021)

    Film Review – The Velvet Underground (2021)

    When it comes to seminal bands in music, The Velvet Underground will be right up at the top. The legendary avant-garde rockers are the subject of Todd Haynes (Velvet Goldmine, Carol ) debut documentary feature. Which has been streaming on Apple TV+, now on The Criterion Collection. For a band back in it’s hey day…

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  • Film Review – After Yang (2021)

    Film Review – After Yang (2021)

    What’s it like to be human? It’s a question Kogonada’s After Yang attempts to unearth an answer to. The spellbinding sci-fi morality drama that asks us to dive deep into our hearts. With humanity’s relationship with artificial life is put to the test. There is no hiding from it, we are all going to die…

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  • Film Review – Nitram (2021)

    Film Review – Nitram (2021)

    This is the latest film from Australian filmmaker Justin Kurzel who directed the likes of Macbeth with Michael Fassbender, The True History of The Kelly Gang with George Mackay. This once again sees the filmmaker head back to the dark side of Australian history and what is considered the worst gun atrocity in the country,…

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  • Film Review: The Sparks Brothers (2021)

    Film Review: The Sparks Brothers (2021)

    I’m sure many of us or the opposite even know who Sparks are. Last year Edgar Wright (Last Night In Soho, Shaun Of The Dead) released Documentary which premiered at 2021 Sundance Film Festival. How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time?  Brothers Ron and…

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  • Film Review – The Hand Of God (2021)

    Film Review – The Hand Of God (2021)

    In 1986, Diego Maradonna became public enemy number one in England. All thanks to his ‘Hand Of God‘ goal against England at the World Cup, whilst in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland a patron saint. The Hand Of God is also the title of Paolo Sorrentino’s latest Oscar nominated film which happens to be his…

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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 – Dune (2021)

    Film Review – Dune (2021)

    In 1972 David Bowie with The Spiders From Mars sang the 1970’s Ron Davis song ‘It Ain’t Easy’, a song that relates to the mammoth task Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune. Frank Herbert’s masterful sci-fi is complicated and complexed which since it’s creation considered unfilmable. Just like Peter Jackson’s The Lord Of The Rings trilogy (also considered…

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  • Best Films & Shows of 2021

    Best Films & Shows of 2021

    It was only a matter of time I was going to post my favourite films and shows of the year just passed. Usually I’d go for only films, however Covid-19 has changed our perspective. Streaming services have become so popular as many films aren’t getting a theatrical release or that release is very limited, meaning…

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  • Best Films Free On BBC iPlayer (19th December 2021)

    Best Films Free On BBC iPlayer (19th December 2021)

    Sunday has arrived once again, so what can we watch ? This week’s choices for the Best free films on BBC iPlayer are here. A mix of  friendly neighbourhood webslingers, cult vampires, psychotic women and a classic film perfect for the festive season. Do remember below is only a selection of the best free films…

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