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Author: David Petty

Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years

Film Review: ‏45 Years

August 8, 2015 Comments Off on Film Review: ‏45 Years

Forty-five years is a long time to be married. It’s a long time for anything.

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Film Review: Marshland

August 8, 2015 Comments Off on Film Review: Marshland

“What’s it like, True Detective in Spain?” – Sarah Leech, digital content producer

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Griffin Dunne on making An American Werewolf in London

February 10, 2015 Comments Off on Griffin Dunne on making An American Werewolf in London

For better or worse, horror films are a staple diet for many kids. Whether you’ve been scarred for life by Jaws or so enamoured with The Exorcist that you’ve clamoured for more, they trigger a response in a viewer unlike any other genre.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Film Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

November 20, 2014 Comments Off on Film Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

There is a moment in Rupert Wyatt‘s 2011 reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes that stops the viewer in their tracks. A moment when a good film becomes a great one, a moment rarely seen in slam-bang, effects-driven blockbusters in these franchise-saturated times.

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Tom Hardy in Locke

Locke: Tom Hardy has it all locked down

August 21, 2014 Comments Off on Locke: Tom Hardy has it all locked down

Locke. Or ‘Tom Hardy in Welsh Accent Controversy’ as some may deem it after the opening credits.

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Fancy a feminist horror film? Then Devoured is for you

August 16, 2014 Comments Off on Fancy a feminist horror film? Then Devoured is for you

Horror films can be a curious thing.

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Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy: Jake Gyllenhaal sees double

July 29, 2014 Comments Off on Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy: Jake Gyllenhaal sees double

Is it bad form to open a review with a quote from someone else’s review?

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Jodorowsky’s Dune

July 18, 2014 Comments Off on Jodorowsky’s Dune

David Lynch could never be called a bad filmmaker. Some may even throw the word ‘genius’ his way, and not without merit. But for anyone who’s ever endured his fractured take on Frank Herbert’s sci-fi magnum opus Dune, you’d be forgiven for thinking Lynch may not be all he’s cracked up to be.

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