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Little Women (2019) Film Review

Greta Gerwig's version of Little Women is the eighth film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Emma Watson and Timothée Chalamet, the film follows the March sisters during the aftermath of

Blue Velvet (1986)

Blue Velvet remains, for me, the greatest movie that David Lynch has ever produced. Oh, Twin Peaks remains his finest achievement, but Blue Velvet is the forerunner to that magnificent TV show. It's the film that has best married his…

The Master (2012)

Two men in a room Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master is itself masterful, as one would expect from this director. And that means control. Though the two stars, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix, are intense actors playing…

Everything Must Go (2011)

Will Ferrell stars in this adaptation of Raymond Carver’s short story ‘Why Don’t You Dance?’ and shows he can do intense dramatic acting just as well as he does his usual comedy shtick. In Everything Must Go he plays Nick Halsey, a…

Everything Must Go (2011)

Adapted from a Raymond Carver story, Dan Rush’s Everything Must Go stars Will Ferrell as a washed up alcoholic whose life has hit rock bottom. Nick Halsey (Ferrell) is an executive salesman who, after a drunken incident whilst away on a…