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Garret Dillahunt

12 Years A Slave (2013)

Well, it's happened at last. Director Steve McQueen has impressed me, and in such a way that, cinematically, shuts me up good and proper. Of course, I've only seen one other movie that he's directed (Shame) but the praise heaped upon that…

Looper (2012)

Rian Johnson’s time travel thriller arrives on DVD and Blu-ray this week and while it isn’t quite the ground-breaking Matrix-esque Sci-Fi spectacle that it was initially billed as, it is nonetheless an impressively atmospheric and…

Looper (2012)

If you have been as excited as I have, for as long as I have, at the prospect of seeing Looper at the cinema then I am pretty sure that you won't be disappointed. It's smart enough in many ways to stop you noticing the major plotholes, it's…

EIFF 2011 – An Overview

So that's it then. The credits have rolled, everyone can breathe a sigh of relief and cinema staff in Edinburgh can stop being irritated by a swarm of people turning up at free screening after free screening to try and catch "the next big…

Oliver Sherman (2011)

A film pretty much designed to be described by the word “brooding”, Oliver Sherman is a quietly impressive movie with numerous moments that make the viewer tense and uneasy, it’s the cinematic equivalent of walking beneath a major lightning…

Amigo (2010)

Ever since the splendid and memorable Brother From Another Planet (1984), I have kept an eye out for the indie movies of John Sayles. His latest effort is Amigo, which is a nigh-epic account of a Philippino village caught between Spanish…