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Trailer & Poster: Paul Thomas Anderson’s LICORICE PIZZA

There’s certainly a lot to unpack in this first trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson‘s latest feature, Licorice Pizza. Set in the San Fernando Valley in 1973, the film stars Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman as Alana Kane and Gary Valentine, [...]

September 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: HER ALIBI

Bruce Beresford – 1989. Bruce Beresford’s Her Alibi is an enjoyable comedy with a great big screen turn from Tom Selleck. The premise of a crime novelist getting romantically involved with a murder suspect (Paulina Porizkova) is an [...]

September 27, 2021

No Time To Die: Daniel Craig’s James Bond

In 2005, the Broccoli family decided not to renew Pierce Brosnan’s contract for a fifth film after 2002’s Die Another Day. Controversial choice Daniel Craig was hired to reboot the franchise (along with Goldeneye director Martin Campbell) [...]

September 26, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Brent Christy’s THE WARRANT

  The general belief is that the western is dead. Modern audiences haven’t embraced the genre in a long time and over the last decade or so there have been few big budget attempts at bringing the ‘Oater’ back to the masses. However, away [...]

September 25, 2021

Notebook Reviews: HIGH FIDELITY

Stephen Frears – 2000. Stephen Frears‘ adaptation of Nick Hornby‘s novel, High Fidelity hits all the right notes. The John Cusack starring rom-com features a killer soundtrack and the story works on just about every level (the [...]

September 25, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Ed Zwick’s DEFIANCE

There have been a slew of holocaust dramas over the years which attempt to show the Second World War from different cinematic perspectives. For 2008’s Defiance, director Ed Zwick decided to focus on Jewish refugees fighting for their [...]

September 20, 2021

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