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Video Essay: A Complete Guide to Pop Music Needle Drops in Movies

Posted by on Feb 17, 2021 in All, Film, News, Video Essay | 1 comment

Patrick H Williams put together this excellent and informative video essay about the use of pop music in movies. It is almost an...

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Knockout Punch: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka talks about Knuckle City

Posted by on Jul 17, 2020 in action, All, drama, Film, indie, Interviews, sport | 0 comments

As the COVID-19 pandemic causes film festivals around the world to forgo red carpet premieres for online editions, Trevor Hogg revisits...

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Video Essay: The Age Of Emptiness

Posted by on Apr 21, 2020 in All, Books, drama, Film, Mashup, News, Video Essay | 0 comments

Oswald Iten put together this video essay based on Martin Scorsese’s 1993 adaptation of Edith Wharton’s novel “The Age...

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Some of the best films by Martin Scorsese

Posted by on Mar 23, 2020 in All, Film, News, Top 10 | 0 comments

With all that is going on in the world at the moment, there is the opportunity to watch lots of movies. The question is, what do you...

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Review: Casino

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in All, Film, Reviews | 0 comments

In my opinion, Casino is one of Scorsese’s best films, undeservedly caught in the shadow of Goodfellas, directed five years earlier. The...

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Actors on Actors: Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson talk about Avengers, Scorsese and more

Posted by on Nov 15, 2019 in action, All, Comics, drama, Film, Interviews, News, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

Marvel stars Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson talked about Avengers: Endgame becoming the highest-grossing movie of all time and Martin...

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Scorsese, Marvel and the Cinema of Attractions

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019 in All, Film, Headline, News | 0 comments

It’s not for me to argue about cinema with Martin Scorsese. That would be like arguing the fundamentals of physics with Einstein or the...

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Filmmakers Are Right To Speak Out Against Marvel

Posted by on Oct 23, 2019 in All, Film, Headline, News | 1 comment

In a particularly misjudged moment, online publisher (and devoted Marvel Studios fans), ComicBook.com ran an article entitled “Marvel...

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LFF 2019 Review: The Irishman – “A sprawling, majestic masterpiece”

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019 in All, biopic, Books, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

There is a quiet, glacial atmosphere which haunts each frame of Martin Scorsese’s biblical mob epic, The Irishman. Unlike the firecracker...

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LFF 2019 Review – Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in All, documentary, Film, Reviews | 0 comments

Last year you may recall I reviewed Score, a documentary on the history and evolution of music in cinema. Making Waves is a perfect...

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