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God's Pocket.

Deep underneath its greasy, dishevelled characters, God’s Pocket has community at its heart. Outside of the plot, this is a film about the claustrophobia of a certain type of neighbourhood and the unlucky individuals who can’t get out of them. 472 more words


Movie Review: Lullaby.

Lullaby is one of those movie that seems to have everything: a great cast, plot, and setting. Unfortunately, the movie is nothing special special…The movie is just there. 153 more words


God's Pocket Review - Truer Grit

Director: John Slattery 

Writer: John Slattery, Alex Metcalf

Stars: Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks, John Turturro

Release date: August 8th, 2014

Distributor: IFC Films… 828 more words


Review: God's Pocket

God’s Pocket is one of the last films starring Philip Seymour Hoffman to reach us (A Man Most Wanted will follow in a month or so, and the less said about his digitised presence in the remaining  990 more words


Cabin in the Woods

This Catch-Up is written by Telaina Eriksen
Year of Release: 2012
Rating: R (So.Much. Blood. So many entrails. And a bloody, decapitated head.)

Currently Streaming on Netflix?: Yes. 835 more words

God's Pocket - Review (Spoiler Free)

Tonally confused, unfunny and slightly insulting to boot – God’s Pocket is riddled with flaws.

God’s Pocket tells the bleak story of the struggling everyman in an ultra trashy American neighbourhood, and it tells the story of crime within a close-knit community and it also tells the darkly comedic story of a man trying to raise funds for his stepson’s funeral… it tries to do all of these at the same time, and fails. 508 more words


GOD'S POCKET: No way out

“GOD’S POCKET” CONFIRMS just how much we’ll miss the unfussy, natural, low-keyed brilliance of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Here he plays Mickey Scarpato, a struggling workingman and part-time petty thief – a description we are told (by the voice over of the area’s celebrant, journalist Richard Shelburn) would fit any of the inhabitants. 527 more words