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Movie – Philomena

Movie – Philomena

Am I going to continue my run of good films started before I went away to Canada in October? This has all the ingredients; namely Dame Judi Dench and a great story of a 70-something-old looking for her son who was taken away from her in Catholic Ireland some fifty years previously. Once I got […]

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Movie – The Last Stand

Movie – The Last Stand

This year, we have new movies from Arnie, Sly and Willis so it sure feels like I’m in a happy time warp. Admittedly, I was never a fan of Sly and only really have loyalty to Arnie because he was in one of my all time faves, Terminator 2. However, I do aim to watch […]

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Movie: Seven Psychopaths

Movie: Seven Psychopaths

  What do you get when you have a screen writer, his mate plus his non-violent mate, the serious criminal with issues, the crazy one that carries a rabbit (Tom Waits) plus a couple of girlfriends? A pretty fine film, that’s what. The mission is to kidnap dogs and claim the reward money but how […]

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Movie – Sightseers

Movie – Sightseers

  A must see because I like to support British films, unless I absolutely have no interest in the subject matter obviously. Billed as a dark comedy, Sightseers seems like it could be really good but it didn’t quite get there. In the rush to be clever, I felt like some of the humour was […]

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Movie – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Movie – Beasts of the Southern Wild

What would you do if your home and everything you knew was about to be swept away? This is the touching story of young girl with more challenges than a 5-year-old should have. Firstly, the aforementioned expected tragedy as temperatures soar, a little off-shoot of Louisiana, The Washbasin, is about to be swallowed up as […]

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Movie : Argo

Movie : Argo

Wow what a frustrating but well-made film! The subject matter is a little difficult and the fact that it’s a true story makes is both easier and more difficult to watch. Easier because we know the outcome but difficult because it’s so real. Based on the testimony of the main character, Tony Mendez, the story […]

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Movie: The Sapphires

Movie: The Sapphires

  Wow, this was only on my list of ‘good to see’ rather than ‘must see’ but please put it on your ‘must see’ if you can! Sadly it’s already finished in my local cinema as it’s taken me a week to find time to upload this! This is the story of an all-girl vocal […]

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Movie: Rust & Bone

Movie: Rust & Bone

  I haven’t been to the cinema for weeks so I was up for anything! My ‘Friday Film’ weekly fixture has taken a dent, what with time away in London for Yelp duties, Live Music Friday and birthday trips to Norway. I just had a vague inkling that this film was about the unlikely alliance (isn’t […]

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Movie – The Amazing Spiderman

Movie – The Amazing Spiderman

The amazing Spiderman? Surely we’ll be the judge of that! It wasn’t on my must-see list as I didn’t enjoy the last Spiderman I saw – the one where he bought the dark suit and basically went to the dark side – so I’m not in a desperate rush to see this, except there is […]

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Movie – Men in Black 3

Movie – Men in Black 3

I’d never really got into the first two Men in Black films although I know I’ve seen at least one, if not both but couldn’t get tell you anything about them. I know they are entertaining and bursting with one one-liners, as is this third incarnation, released this year some 10 years after MIB2 and […]

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