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Uncovering Curiosities: Brian De Palma’s DOMINO

  Any Brian De Palma is better than no Brian De Palma. That’s the way to look at any film from one of cinema’s greatest thriller directors. However, it’s a serious shame that 2019’s Domino feels like the master has had his edges [...]

September 11, 2021

Review: Phyllida Lloyd Just Can’t Help HERSELF

Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself is a film which doesn’t quite know what it wants to be. On one hand it would like to be a gritty Ken Loach-style drama about surviving domestic abuse and on the other it wants to be an uplifting quasi-comedy littered [...]

September 6, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Paul Verhoeven’s BLACK BOOK

After the mixed reaction to his science fiction thriller, Hollow Man in 2000, director Dutch director Paul Verhoeven turned his back on Hollywood and returned to Europe to make Black Book in 2006. The controversial auteur co-wrote the film with [...]

July 5, 2021

2020 BFI London Film Festival Review: HERSELF

Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself is a film which doesn’t quite know what it wants to be. On one hand it would like to be a gritty Ken Loach-style drama about surviving domestic abuse and on the other it wants to be an uplifting quasi-comedy littered [...]

October 9, 2020

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