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Being kneed in the nuts by The Guardian: film criticism from across the divide

Our feature film High Tide has been on release in cinemas for nearly a month now and we’ve been delighted by audiences’ responses to it. As explored in previous posts it is a profoundly terrifying process when you expose your work to the eyes of strangers; you spend years gestating a project, loving it, nurturing it, meeting its every need like a doting parent or soppy pet-owner and become increasingly flustered as the time necessarily approaches when your pride and joy, your vessel for all that affection and heed, must leave your care and confront its fate in the murky world of other people’s opinions. 1,446 more words

Long Arm Films

On Jack Cardiff's The Girl On A Motorcycle (1968)

by Jacqueline Valencia

****Spoiler alert: part analysis and part review. See the film if you can.*******

“Just touch me and I won’t go.” – Rebecca… 1,545 more words


Batman Begins

Director; Christoper Nolan
Writer; Christoper  Nolan, David S. Goyer
Cast; Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy

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REVIEW - Rollerball (1975)

FilmJuice have my review of Norman Jewison’s iconic 1970s science fiction film Rollerball, which has just been re-released on Blu-ray. When my editor at FilmJuice approached me to write about Rollerball I was initially a bit reluctant… I first saw… 1,279 more words


Love is Strange

Director; Ira Sachs
Writers; Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias
Cast; John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Darren E. Burrows, Charlie Tahan

Synopsis; after forty years together Ben and George finally decide to tie the knot but their union has some unforeseen circumstances for the couple… 526 more words


Rabbit Machine

‘Chappie’ is the latest from Neill Blomkamp, whose previous output consist of a handful of great short films, 2009’s sleeper hit ‘District 9′, and 2013’s Elysium. 1,105 more words

Mankind Is Yet To Recognize My Genius

THE LINES OF OTHERS | Subterranean Hot Take Blues by Nick Pinkerton

There’s a ton of film criticism on the web. In this column, The Lines of Others, you’ll discover the very best writings on cinema (that aren’t found on FilmOnTrial), shared for the world to enjoy.
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The Lines Of Others