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Trudno byt' bogom (Hard to Be a God, 2013)

FILM FESTIVAL FILM REVIEW: London Film Festival || Seen at BFI Southbank (NFT1), London, Thursday 9 October 2014 || My Rating very good

This last film by Russian director Aleksei German (or Guerman, or Gherman), best known for his 1984 film… 353 more words


Edge of Tomorrow

Now I’m not a fan of Tom Cruise and there’s precious few films that I can stomach watching with him in. I usually find that there is little difference in the roles he chooses and whilst there is nothing in his performance that surprised me, there wasn’t anything that was so bad that I wanted to launch myself from a balcony either. 276 more words


Throwback Trailer: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

Throwback Trailer

"The Zero Theorem" (Directed by Terry Gilliam)

Director: Terry Gilliam
Screenplay: Pat Rushin
Cast: Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry, Lucas Hedges, Matt Damon

Terry Gilliam wants to know what makes us special. 703 more words


City of Ember (2008)

In the wake of the first Harry Potter and Narnia films, a lot of studios jumped on the “let’s adapt a popular science-fiction/fantasy kids’ book and hope for a franchise” bandwagon, a trend that seems to have peaked in the late 2000’s (and has since been replaced with a run on “edgy” young adult novels). 817 more words


Pow! Straight to the Moon!

By odd coincidence, one of the last photographs I shot was of a graphic treatment of the acclaimed 2009 science fiction film, Moon.

That’s right: I said “last photograph.” On Sunday, September 21st, my Nikon DSLR camera was stolen, along with all my lenses and peripherals—a total value of some $2200, uninsured and unreplaceable. 304 more words