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Moving pictures, #8

The Blu-ray was starting to crackle and fill the screen with static when you ejected a disc, and its remote control was seriously irritating me with its bad design and hard-to-figure-out-what-button-was-what; and the old stereo was just sitting there doing nothing since only the DVD-player had been plugged into it… So I had a bit of a clear-out. 2,148 more words

Films

Rosemary's Baby (2014): Was this really necessary?

It’s not a secret that I have a little obsession with Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby (1968). I’ve written a review on it, plus a post on the… 1,228 more words

Film Grimoire

The Secret Garden

Film Title

The Secret Garden

Director

Agnieszka Holland

Starring

  • Kate Maberly as Mary Lennox
  • Heydon Prowse as Colin Craven
  • Andrew Knott as Dickon Sowerby
  • Maggie Smith as Mrs Medlock…
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Movie Reviews

10 TV Episodes Directed by Famous Filmmakers

After two decades away, Lars Von Trier will return to television with The House That Jack Built, a high-end drama. No further details have been released, but based on the director’s controversial career in film — including the two-part  755 more words

Buzz

Round and round, underground

I don’t go out of my way to watch films about the Second World War, and this is even more the case with respect to Holocaust-related movies. 555 more words

Movies

Agnieszka Holland on the Prague Spring

In 1968, over 150,000 Red Army troops entered Czechoslovakia to reverse the political liberalization known as the Prague Spring. Agnieszka Holland’s new movie Burning Bush… 133 more words

Cinema