Monthly Archives: September 2010

Robin Hood vs The Ghost

I have a couple of days away from the ratrace in which I can indulge my movie… I don’t want to say obsession so I’ll say passion instead. I’m a big fan of the cinema experience – nothing compares with … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Lose the Will to Live

Very soon into the new Julia Roberts movie Eat, Pray, Love you realise that you have made a big mistake. This isn’t helped by the realisation that the story is chopped into three chunks, each of which rightly deserves the … Continue reading

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So good you have to see it twice

If I’m not able to walk on a tropical beach on a hot summer’s evening with something fruity and a little bit toxic in a coconut, then my next choice possibly would be to go to the movies. But the … Continue reading

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Devil – always, always take the stairs

With some trepidation, I set out to see Devil today. Trepidation not because it’s a horror film, not even because it’s about people stuck in a lift (shivers), but because it came from the mind of M. Night Shyamalan. I’m … Continue reading

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Cyrus – not what it says on the tin

When I left the theatre today after seeing Cyrus, I heard the two guys behind me say ‘We should have gone to see Inception again, after all’. And I could see their point. Not because Cyrus was a bad film, … Continue reading

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Tamara Drewe – what’s really going on in that beautiful English countryside

The British countryside is not all green wellies, cowpats and beer gardens. A cursory glance at TV or books reveals no end of nasties lurking in the woodshed, vicarage cakes laced with deadly mushrooms and duels at dawn over sabotaged … Continue reading

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Blindsided

It will not come as any surprise to my very patient (and really quite sporty) American friends that I know as much about transatlantic sports as I do about the migratory paths of turtles. Actually, I probably know more about … Continue reading

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Duncan Jones and Moon continue to shine a light – Duncan Jones at the BFI Q&A 31 August 2010

Note: I regret that the videos have now been deleted at the request of the BFI. I am a big fan of the movie Moon – if you were to ask me why I could give you a list of … Continue reading

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