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Uncovering Curiosities: Sean Ellis’ ANTHROPOID

Anthropoid is a curious WWII dramatic thriller from 2016. It’s probably made even more curious by the fact this true story stars two Irish actors (Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy) as Czech soldiers on a mission to assassinate Nazi officer [...]

March 26, 2021

Names Is For Tombstones, Baby

The great Yaphet Kotto has passed away at the age of 81. The American actor was a powerful supporting player, injecting his presence into every film and television in which he appeared.  Stand-out film roles include Live And Let Die (1973), Blue [...]

March 16, 2021

Notebook Reviews: CHARADE

Stanley Donen – 1963 Fantastic! Both Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn are on fantastic form in this romantic-comedy-spy-thriller. The script sparkles with great one-liners and witty banter. The supporting cast is brilliant too: James Coburn, [...]

February 10, 2021

Obituary: Director Michael Apted Dies Aged 79

Director Michael Apted has passed away at the age of 79.  Apted was a director with a remarkably varied career, who first came to prominence for directing the Up documentary series which started in 1964. The series followed 14 children from [...]

January 9, 2021

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