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Filth (2013) Review

There are two key reasons that Filth is a film worth paying attention to; it’s based on a book by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and it features a performance from James McAvoy far removed from roles we would associate with the actor. 403 more words

Review

Cigarette Burns: Atonement

I’m reigniting the “Cigarette Burns” series if only for this post on Joe Wright’s Atonement. It may see a more consistent return here and over at  2,451 more words

Filth: James McAvoy and the Truthful Title

There hasn’t been a more self-explanatory title since Snakes on a Plane. Filth is a nasty little film that is based on a wonderfully nasty Irvine Welsh book. 424 more words

DVD Round Up

Trailer Fever: Kicking in!

Kicking in another batch of trailers ayma start with a very cute but heartwarming punch!

1) Cutie and the Boxer

I find this endearing. I know it’s like documentary but I find it quirky, cute and refreshing. 769 more words

Film

Comic book = tragedy + time?

There’s a scene roughly halfway into X-Men: Days of Future Past that is a great example of CGI used to do a setpiece scene that is witty, exhilarating and tells us something about the character involved. 1,152 more words

Movies

Atonement [2007)

English films are, on the whole, dreadfully boring.  I almost didn’t make it past the first 20 minutes, but I’m very glad I did.  Joe Wright has the directorial ability to make even this vapid setting come to life…eventually. 545 more words

Godard

Episode 8 - X-Men First Class

Let’s go back in time to the 1960s. It’s time to talk about the X-Men Prequel. Golly gee, I’m ever so excited.

Episode 8: X-Men First Class