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Uncovering Curiosities: John Maclean’s SLOW WEST

Director John Maclean’s 2015 western, Slow West isn’t your standard ‘oater’. This is a quirky offbeat tale which is as funny as it is heartbreaking. Michael Fassbender is Silas, an outlaw who takes Kodi Smit-McPhee’s Jay under his wing so [...]

May 16, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: David Michôd’s ANIMAL KINGDOM

David Michôd’s 2010 film Animal Kingdom is a multi-layered tale which follows a Melbourne crime family – the Cody’s led by Jackie Weaver’s matriarch “Smurf”. Loosely based on the Pettingill family, who took on the Melbourne police in [...]

April 5, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Kevin Macdonald’s BLACK SEA

Kevin Macdonald’s Black Sea is a wonderful edge-of-your-seat thriller. The seafaring adventure sees Jude Law play the captain of a submarine, eager to discover sunken Nazi gold lost deep in the Black Sea. MacDonald’s 2014 film embraces the well [...]

January 11, 2021

New Clips From Otto Bathurst’s ROBIN HOOD

Otto Bathurst’s Robin Hood is an unknown quantity at this stage. Will it be a classic like Errol Flynn’s or largely forgotten like the 2010 Russell Crowe/Ridley Scott joint? All will be revealed when Taron Egerton picks up his bow and [...]

October 31, 2018

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