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London Film Festival Review: The Meyerowitz Stories – “Tales well told”

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in All, comedy, drama, indie, Reviews | 0 comments

Dustin Hoffman found himself stepping in to defend Noah Baumbach when the writer/director was (I suspect, not for the first time) asked if...

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London Film Festival Review: Michael Haneke’s Happy End – “Fills us with voyeuristic guilt”

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in All, comedy, drama, Film, Headline, horror, Reviews | 0 comments

Sometimes it is necessary to read other reviews prior to writing one. The fear of accidental plagiarism is overruled by the desire to...

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London Film Festival Review: Stronger – “One man’s experience of triumph over adversity”

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in All, biopic, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Boston. Home of a much-mimicked accent, the ducks, major sports teams and the place where everybody knows your name. It is a city that has...

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London Film Festival Review: Loveless – “A haunting, difficult watch”

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

“On with the song,” says a character in Loveless, inexplicably aiming for levity but failing to land, as he stumbles through a...

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London Film Festival Review: Gemini – “Thrilling, suffocating, and moody”

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in All, drama, fantasy, Film, Headline, indie, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Gemini starts with a black screen, then cuts to a girl holding an iPhone in a car, moonlight catching her face, as psychedelic electronica...

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Review: The Glass Castle

Posted by on Sep 16, 2017 in All, biopic, Books, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Biopics don’t always make it to screen, especially if producers consider a plot to be far-fetched. But now that...

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Raindance 2017 Review: Hello Again

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in All, drama, Film, musical, Reviews, Theatre | 2 comments

One person’s titillation is another’s disgust – a theme applicable throughout the ages. Watching Hello Again was an...

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The Most Underestimated Character in Game of Thrones

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in All, Books, DVD/Blu-ray, News, TV | 0 comments

Nymeria. Nice name for a sand snake, even nicer name for a direwolf.  Before your eyes glaze over, no neither of the Nymerias are the most...

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Review: Baby Driver is all throttle no drag

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in action, All, fantasy, Film, Headline, musical, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Very few directors can orchestrate an opening scene like Edgar Wright. Baby Driver starts with a heist, a heist timed to music. Such...

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What to watch in a Post-Election/Comey World

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in All, Film, Headline, News | 0 comments

The current political climate is very exciting…it’s also fractious with the world seemingly in disarray. The good news is that...

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