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Mockingjay Part I

I didn’t realise this was only ‘part I’.  That means there’s going to be a ‘part II’.  It also means this film was painfully slow, a bit like the… 423 more words


Death and betrayal

I found it practically impossible to watch A Most Wanted Man without constantly being aware that the man I was watching on the screen was dead and this was his last film. 593 more words


#40 DOUBT (2008)

40 films!


Flippin eck. Since September. 40 films is a lot. But we aint done yet!

And what a difference a year makes. 795 more words

Friday Conversation: You Can Only Watch One Actor Or Actress's Film And TV Catalog. GO.

Let’s say there’s a genie. Or a wizard. Or some sort of strange futuristic genie/wizard hybrid. Let’s say it’s a dog, too. Yes, a magical genie/wizard dog. 875 more words



Directed by Mad Men’s John Slattery, God’s Pocket is based on the Pete Dexter novel and stars the late great Philip Seymour Hoffman as working class man trying to bury the truth about his crazy stepson’s suspicious death, but a nosy newspaper columnist (Richard Jenkins) and the young man’s mother complicate matters. 413 more words


A Most Wanted Man

Post-911 Germany is scrambling to make sure nobody uses their country for terrorist organization again. Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is one of the few “good” ones left in an intelligence unit largely corrupted by CIA, but his burnout is evident.  348 more words