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Half-Arsed: The Breakfast Club (1985)

I have a nice history with The Breakfast Club, as a teenage boy who hung around other teens (boys and girls), this movie was almost inevitable viewing for us after a night of underage drinking. 840 more words


Rise of the Planet of the Apes vs. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - Cinematic Smackdown

Who would have thought that back in 2011 that a mere six years later, we would be facing the prospect of a Planet of the Apes… 2,181 more words

Five films about War.

This week Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk came sputtering into cinemas with all the empty pomp and circumstance of a victory parade. The film is an immersive hour and forty-seven minutes of impressively shot action and tension underpinned by a hackneyed and didactic score. 1,064 more words


The State of Things: Meet the Participants

Kirsty Asher completed her BA in Drama at University of Bristol in 2015 and has since worked as a performer, deviser and Young Company assistant facilitator with the Bristol Old Vic in their Made in Bristol programme. 2,909 more words


Things Roger Ebert Liked

A while back, I picked up Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert. One section, which I had wrote about, included his favorite films to come out each year he was reviewing films.  226 more words


REVIEW -- A Quiet Passion (2016)

After a period of considerable silence on my part, FilmJuice have my review of Terence Davies’ wonderful biopic of the American poet Emily Dickinson entitled… 632 more words