Monthly Archives: November 2012

End of Watch

And so the tired format of ‘Found Footage’ trundles along once more this time in a cop buddy movie. Except this can’t really even be described as found footage it’s so lazy in its execution, one minute it’s all shaky … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed

‘Wanted: Someone to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. You’ll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. I have only done this once before. Safety not guaranteed’ is the classified advert … Continue reading

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Amour

Michael Haneke has never been one to shy away from making challenging films, for some he is just too much to take; Amour again is one such film although it’s less experimental than his previous work. Opening on an audience … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone

Rust and Bone, Jacques Audiard follow up to ‘A Prophet’, is not an easy watch at times but even in its darkest places there is always something beautiful about it. Whether it’s the stunning camera work or the two amazing … Continue reading

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Argo

Often the best films get their ideas from real life and the words ‘based on a true story’ adorn many a movie poster and as the saying goes sometimes ‘life really is stranger than fiction’. ‘Argo’ is one such film, … Continue reading

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Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

With so many animated films out there vying for attention it’s easy to accidently miss the odd cracker, some rely too much on gimmickry of 3D and forget that at its heart the film still needs a good story. So … Continue reading

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