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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……
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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……

“That film earned me more money than all my other films put together. It’s a wonderful story – you want to know what happens next. And wonderful characters. And Julie (Christie)…..which was quite a face.” Director David Lean – who died 16th April, 1991 – discussing his film Doctor Zhivago […]

TRAILER PARK: The Hippopotamus
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TRAILER PARK: The Hippopotamus

It appears you can’t keep a good man down – especially if his name is Stephen Fry.  He may have left England’s green and pleasant land for the sunnier climes of America’s West Coast, but that doesn’t mean his presence can’t still be felt this side the Atlantic.  The new […]

TRAILER PARK – Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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TRAILER PARK – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

This one needs no introduction as generations of film fans sat glued to YouTube or in the audience at the Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017. The trailer starts much like the film is rumoured to: on Luke’s island exile where we see Rey receiving the sort of training that would […]

Get Out (2017)
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Get Out (2017)

Although hardly conducive to reading this review, Get Out is a dish best served cold. Not knowing the ins and outs only heightens the intrigue and eventual WTF-Factor, so although this is spoiler free, the assumption is that the trailer has been seen. Get Out is intriguing from the outset […]

NEWSFLASH! London heavies ……
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NEWSFLASH! London heavies ……

  If the first pictures, which have just been released, are anything to go by, you certainly wouldn’t want to mess with the cast of director Simon Rumley’s new crime drama, Once Upon a Time in London.     The film charts the rise and fall of Billy Hill (played […]

TRAILER PARK: Annabelle Creation
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TRAILER PARK: Annabelle Creation

    Devilish dolls with a life of their own have been a staple of the horror film since its earliest days: who could forget Lionel Barrymore and his mannequins from hell in the classic chiller The Devil-Doll (1936), or Chucky, the daddy of all evil play pals, in the […]

The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Film Review

The Fate of the Furious (2017)

It has been 16 years since The Fast & the Furious prompted one of the most successful film series of all time. The simple premise of an undercover cop investigating a street-racing criminal has evolved into an ever-expanding franchise with surprisingly entertaining cameos, ridiculous stunts, and indulgent high-speed car chases. […]

Actress Isabelle Huppert representing the films ELLE and THINGS TO COME, at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada on September 9, 2016.
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NEWS FLASH! Ms Huppert ‘Cannes do’

  No sooner has the annual film award season reached its zenith with the recent Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, than the global film festival circus kicks off.  One of the biggest and most prestigious is of course the Cannes International Film Festival – or Festival de Cannes to give it […]