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Flim Weakly Review- Rocketman

Jean Luc Godard once said “Film is truth, 24 frames per second.” Now, I don’t know what that means, but I do know it's wrong. Rocketman cannot be truth, because it's made of film, and truth is made of emotions or something. I also don’t

Rocketman (2019) Film Review

Although he made his directorial debut in 2011, UK director Dexter Fletcher is making a name for himself as the go-to guy for biopics. His 2016 film Eddie the Eagle focused on the eponymous Olympian and he memorably replaced Bryan Singer

Fantastic Four (2015)

In 2012, a relative newcomer changed the genre of found footage films by giving it a superhero twist.  Despite its almost relatively unknown cast, Chronicle was a box office success and made its co-writer and director Josh Trank a new one…

Fantastic, to the power of four …..

Summer is almost upon us, which means that it's the start of the annual super hero season.  And, though it doesn't hit cinema screens for almost another two months, the build up for the latest collaboration between Twentieth Century Fox and…

Snowpiercer (2013)

Bullet train of social unrest in a frozen world Bong Joon-ho, the Korean director who has explored a different genre with originality and class each time in his Memories of Murder, The Host, and Mother, does it again with the…

Snowpiercer (2013)

Snowpiercer has been a long time coming. Film fans heard about it some time ago, and the trailer seemed to please most people. Then there was talk of studio interference ahead of the movie getting a release in America. Because Americans…

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2013)

THIS is more like the Von Trier I have come to know in recent years. Nymphomaniac: Vol II is awful. I'm not going to be coy about it. It contains all of the worst traits of the writer-director, and proves to be even more disappointing after…

Filth (2013)

Bruce Robertson (James McAvoy) is a nasty piece of work. He drinks excessively, he's having sex with the wife of a colleague, he takes as many drugs as he can get his hands on, he makes obscene phone calls, he stabs everyone in the back and…