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I was lucky enough to be invited to the UK premier of MACBETH, which made me feel quite the dude, until I looked at my wardrobe and realized I was going to have to take a whimsical approach to the dress code “smart”. 1,427 more words


Paul's Favorite Films - Number Two

What would you do if your doctor said you only had six months left to live? Would you spend it with family and friends? How about doing everything you’ve always wanted to do, but never could? 914 more words


Ran - Review #45

Fun fact: the image you see on most covers of this movie, 乱, is actually the Mandarin word for chaos/disorder, which I think fits perfectly into the context of this movie, doesn’t it? 519 more words


Blu-ray review: Rashomon

Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Michiko Kyo
Director: Akira Kurosawa

Although it was the film that launched him in the west, in retrospect Rashomon stands slightly apart from Kurosawa’s other work. 454 more words


Odd Man Out (1947)

Back in April we screened Caught (1948) – James Mason’s first role in Hollywood. This month (Oct 4), in Odd Man Out (1947), we see why Mason was such a catch for the American studios, after being directed by Carol Reed in a film that Paul Dehn of… 1,387 more words

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