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10 for 30: Ghostbusters

10 for 30: Ghostbusters

Sitting there, watching Ghostbusters for the umpteenth time, I had to remind myself that this film was 30 years old. Sure the CG is a dated and in parts frankly, looks terrible But who cares, when you’ve got the likes of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, […]

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Chef: Feel Good Personified

Chef: Feel Good Personified

Sometimes you come across a film that is quite simple just what it is on the surface of it, and that’s perfectly okay. In fact, it’s all the better for it. Chef is one of those films. Chef tells the story of Carl Casper. Struggling […]

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10 for 30: Broadway Danny Rose

10 for 30: Broadway Danny Rose

Many moons ago I decided to do a blog series for this year, watching and reviewing films that are also turning 30 years old today. Here’s a few words on the second film in this blog series – Broadway Danny Rose. Broadway Danny Rose is […]

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A maybe monthly round-up (1)

A maybe monthly round-up (1)

Bye-bye October. Hello November. October has gone by ridiculously quickly. Wasn’t it just September? Oh, wait, is that just senility creeping in early? I survived St Judes Storm! *sigh* The build up over this was hilarious. Bigger than the storm of 1987, they were saying! […]

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100 movies: The Gods Must Be Crazy

100 movies: The Gods Must Be Crazy

The Gods Must Be Crazy (28/12/12) A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries. The Gods Must Be Crazy has a solid score of 7.1 on IMDB and 95% […]

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100 movies: Midnight in Paris

100 movies: Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris (22/12/12) While on a trip to Paris with his fiancĂ©’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight. Woody Allen films aren’t a group of films I have seen many of. In fact, I […]

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100 movies: Seven Psychopaths

100 movies: Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths (12/12/12) A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster’s beloved Shih Tzu. Chaos. Mad and utterly beautiful chaos is how I choose to describe Seven Psychopaths. In the best possible way. The […]

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