Monthly Archives: January 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis

Billed bizarrely as ‘the new comedy from the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis is perhaps one of the most depressing films I’ve seen in a while. We follow Llewyn as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961 trying … Continue reading

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Thee Silver Mt Zion – Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything

On this their 7th album SMZ are continuing to hone their unique sound and although the band have stripped down the music hasn’t. Epic orchestral/band hybrid compositions mix electric guitar, bass and drums with sweeping strings, organs and feedback. Thierry … Continue reading

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Warpaint – Warpaint

The deliberate intention to keep in the mistake and call it intro is a sign of a band not afraid to admit they’re fallible but also that they are not afraid what you think about this their second album. Warpaint … Continue reading

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The Wolf of Wall Street

I want some of whatever they have been putting in Scorsese’s morning coffee because ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ isn’t just a director back on form, he’s on fire. Based on a true story DiCaprio plays Jordan Belfort a stockbroker … Continue reading

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12 Years a Slave

Every once in a while a film emerges that seemingly everybody loves but me, it’s happened before and I’m sure will happen again, right now that film is Steve McQueen’s ’12 Years a Slave’. It tells the true story of … Continue reading

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Dallas Buyers Club

A question posed in the latest series of ‘Community’ asks a class of film students: Nicholas Cage is he good or bad? A question there is, according to the comedy show, no answer to. We as a cinema audience are … Continue reading

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American Hustle

After a string of great movies I was really looking forward to David O. Russell’s ‘American Hustle’ but sadly it left me a little underwhelmed. It looks great and has quite the impressive cast but the story is rather flimsy … Continue reading

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