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London Film Festival 2014

Whiplash (2014)

It is a universal truth that some people want to be seen as special.  Whether they have a certain talent or a unique air around them, it is a fact that everyone has a trait that they hold like a badge of honour.  This idea serves as the…

LFF Dispatch #1: The Blue Room, A Blast

Like Godard's Une Femme Mariée (1964), Mathieu Amalric's The Blue Room (Le chambre bleue) begins with fragments of an unknown woman; her post-coital torso, breasts and thighs captured in a series of intimate, lover's-eye close-ups. But…