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Drive (2011)

2011 was Ryan Gosling’s year, and Drive was his crowning achievement. Or so the polls would have us believe. Nicholas Winding Refn’s movie, about a nameless driver who gets mixed up a dodgy robbery, topped virtually every end-of-year…

Flickfeast’s Top Ten films of 2011

We thought it would be a fun idea to poll the opinion of the writers of Flickfeast for the best films of 2011 and in doing so compile the ultimate, never to be repeated Flickfeast Top Ten films of 2011!! 11 of our writers stepped up to the…

2011 – That was the year that was

In an attempt to provide an even better overview of the preceding 12 months than I did last year I have enlisted the help of a website that lists every single UK cinema release by date and have tried to check any releases that were moved…

Drive (2011)

At the wheel  Drive, directed by Nicola Winding Refn, which showed at many festivals before opening including Cannes and Toronto, is a violent LA thriller that's too nasty to recommend to the faint of heart. An eye gouged out. An arm slit…

Drive (2011)

Remember the opening of the first Transporter movie, in which a well-suited Jason Statham drives a car, picks up some bank robbers, a car chase occurs that finishes with his car landing on the top of a car holder? I didn't, because I am…

Drive (2011)

Drive is an action thriller from acclaimed director Nicolas Winding Refn that blends the vibe of some 80s Michael Mann movie with the brutality of a Jim Thompson novel and then squeezes the mixture into a muscle car and begins accelerating…

Empire Big Screen

Empire Magazine’s ambitious efforts to create a glossy and endearingly unique film festival arrived last weekend under the guise of Empire Big Screen. Billed as a live movie event that promised to bring Hollywood to London, hordes of eager…

Brittany Murphy Top Five Tribute

Brittany Murphy was one of those stars who who gleamed quietly in the background, never really receiving the same levels of attention as the actors and actresses she supported. As yet all the media can do is speculate on the cause of death,…