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August 11, 2008

Directed by Anand Tucker This movie follows the relationship between Doctor Arthur Morrison and his son Blake over a period of thirty years as the father slowly dies of cancer. With a mix of present day scenes and flashbacks of Blake as an adolescent we follow a son’s attempts to reconcile his troubled relationship with […]

May 26, 2008

Directed by Nelson McCornick The reaction that I had to this movie was rather like the reaction I have to most movies of this type: If this movie were a comedy I would have loved it. Sadly, laughter doesn’t seem to be the reaction that the director of a slasher-horror is going for. So my […]

May 19, 2008

Directed by David Ayer Street Kings tells the story of ‘LA’s deadliest white boy’ Tom Ludlow (Keanu Reeves), a vodka-swilling LAPD cop who gets dobbed in to Internal Affairs by his ex-partner for repeatedly breaking the rules and going to any means necessary to bring in the bad guys.

March 24, 2008

Directed by Doug Liman Jumper is a rather shit scifi action movie. It tells the story of David Rice, who finds out as a teenager he has the ability to teleport when he falls through thin ice and saves himself by miraculously appearing in his local library. Following this revelation, Rice runs away from home […]

March 17, 2008

A standout movie released this summer was Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, which tells the tale of Benjamin Barker and his lust for vengeance.

September 24, 2007

For those who remember the film Bruce Almighty, this film is basically just a rehash of same idea – only without Jim Carrey, and with a slightly more overt message and jokes that are clearly aimed at a stereotypical American audience.

September 10, 2007

Joy Division tells the interesting character story of Thomas, a young man who is currently on assignment in England during the Cold War working as a spy for a Russian agency. Using monologue and flash back techniques the movie unfolds Thomas’ life story of how his country, Germany, was ravaged by the war and how […]

August 13, 2007

I love bio-pics! So consequently I was very excited about going to see this film. And for good reason; It has great Welsh actor Ioan Gruffudd (apparently pronounced Yo-an Griffith), plus many other great British actors, rooms full of guys with funny wigs and the movie tells the story of how one man tried to […]

July 30, 2007

Film students reading this should all already know about this movie, or at least have seen Kane and Greehough walking around campus. So take the advice and go and see it! It’s a terrific film and very unlike the ones most of you will have seen.

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