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The Grand Budapest Hotel

There are few and far between directors who have such a unique style that shown a portion of any of their films you could instantly name them, one such working today is Wes Anderson. Anderson debuted with ‘Bottle Rocket’ but … Continue reading

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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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Alan Partridge – Alpa Papa

Small screen British comedy has always had a tough time making the leap to the big screen probably because when you stretch the characters out you realise that they ‘re actually better in small doses. But as any die hard … Continue reading

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The Brass Teapot

Based on the comic book series, ‘The Brass Teapot’ is the full length directorial debut of Ramaa Mosley, it is a simple enough premise of a struggling couple of high school sweethearts that find a magic teapot that gives them … 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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Grabbers

Set on a small Irish island ‘Grabbers’ is a simple tale of alien invasion and the small community that must band together to save their home from this extra-terrestrial threat, imagine ‘Monsters’ mixed with ‘Sean of the Dead’ if you … Continue reading

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God Bless America

‘What’s the point in civilisation if we can’t be civilised?’ askes Frank (Murray) quite early on in Bobcat Goldthwait’s latest indie feature ‘God Bless America’ a darkly comic melodrama that aims to lampoon everything that is wrong with media, society, … Continue reading

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