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‘Sound bite’ of the week…

“It’s a projection of my life and what I’m thinking about. But my ego is in every character in every film that I’ve made. I’m the ballerina in Black Swan. I’m the wrestler in The Wrestler. I can see how people will especially make the…

mother! (2017)

Initially, Darren Aronofsky’s symbolic nightmare is a driving force in shock and awe, garishly spinning the brain into a haze of exhausting disbelief trying to piece together the oddly macabre manifestation which takes the route of utter,…

Gods Own Country (2017)

A story of love in the Yorkshire Dales rains down on its gloomy and lonely existence in the vast sprawling hills of homosexual encounters in first time director, Francis Lee’s Gods Own Country with a fierce yet calm ferocity reminiscent of…

American Made (2017)

Doug Liman teams up once again with the man who makes no mission impossible, Tom Cruise, to relay the tale of one man’s flight of fruitful fancy in a compellingly fascinating and highly entertaining romp of planes, drug-smuggling,…

Final Portrait (2017)

Stanley Tucci has taken an empty canvas and taken bold and enchantingly humorous strokes of his creative brush on the closing pages of the life of renowned Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti with Final Portrait, adding just a dab…

A Ghost Story (2017)

Expectations of David Lowery’s A Ghost Story before embarking on the picture, to most, are that of a horror story, but this tender circle of eternity love story couldn’t be further from the normal perception of a horror story. The horror…

American Gods (2017)

We've all been there: your generic TV HD recording box is at critical mass; your streaming service sits unused, yet you're considering signing up for the rival's free trial so you can watch that new show you keep hearing all about. American…

Maudie (2016)

For most Sally Hawkins is an acquired taste, whilst some find performances a little on the niggling side, others find her a quiet, yet unassuming character actress who rolls effortlessly into any part she is given adding her own touch of…

Personal Shopper (2016)

Personal Shopper's reputation rightfully precedes it: Not for it's Indie credentials that stem from having French director Olivier Assayas at the helm; not for it's ambiguous (misleading?) title and genre-straddling subject matter, but for…

‘Sound Bite’ Of The Week…

“In the first film, I wore chimpanzee teeth. On the second film, I wore mouth guards to stop me from fulling forming words. The teeth really helped me make the chimpanzee sounds in a way. I used to wear these mouth guards to keep me from…