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Uncovering Curiosities: Tom Hardy’s TABOO

First hitting screens in 2017, Tom Hardy’s Taboo is a dark and dense eight-part series filled with grit and gravel. It’s uncompromising in its vision and Hardy’s James Delaney is a dark anti-hero who cuts a brooding figure as he rumbles [...]

January 5, 2022

Remembering Ridley Scott’s BLADE RUNNER

A time of replicants, spinners and off-world colonies Ridley Scott‘s Blade Runner takes place in 2019. While the reality of Scott’s film hasn’t come true, we do have enough elements in our present to show that things have changed and the [...]

September 10, 2021

First Titles Announced For 2021 MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL

After 2020’s COVID-19 caused Skeleton Edition, the Mayhem Film Festival is once again set to return to Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema for a full-length festival. The 17th Mayhem will deliver a devilish mix of different genre films over the [...]

August 14, 2021

Notebook Reviews: GLADIATOR

Ridley Scott – 2000 Ridley Scott‘s Gladiator is a frustrating historical epic. It has some great sequences and impressive effects but there’s quite a bit of inertia in the storytelling.  Russell Crowe delivers a muscular, [...]

August 2, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SOLDIER

  Paul W. S. Anderson – 1998 Paul W. S. Anderson’s Soldier might be flawed, but it’s an under-seen gem of a science fiction action movie. Kurt Russell is exceptional in a near dialogue-free role which relies heavily on his [...]

July 26, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Eran Creevy’s WELCOME TO THE PUNCH

Welcome To The Punch is a stylish 2013 British action-thriller, featuring the impressive one-two punch combo of James McAvoy and Mark Strong in the lead roles. For many years I’ve wondered why the British film industry never tried to deliver slick [...]

June 25, 2021

Remembering The Great Tony Scott

Director Tony Scott was born on June 21st 1944. He followed in the footsteps of his older brother, director Ridley Scott, by attending Art College. He then made his way into the advertising industry, working for his brother’s company, Ridley [...]

June 21, 2021

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