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Team America: World Police (Parker, 2004)

I’ve been watching a lot of early South Park recently and have been reminded of its wild inconsistency. When it’s good, it’s sharp, smart and bracing. 296 more words

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John Wick (Stahelski, 2014)

Sometimes you watch a film at exactly the wrong time, and I think that’s what happened with John Wick. Having heard lots of positive noise about the Keanu Reeves-starring action franchise, and being a big fan of Mr. 369 more words

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Speed (De Bont, 1994)

Before Keanu Reeves became the internet’s favourite boi, he was a renegade cop who saved a bus from a terrorist attack and gave The Simpsons… 289 more words

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Five Came Back, Mark Harris

I love history, I love films, I love film history… So Mark Harris’s ‘Five Came Back’ is pretty much catnip to me. I was first made aware of the book in 2017 through Laurent Bouzereau’s three-part documentary series for Netflix and immediately put it on my reading list. 295 more words

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The Memphis Belle (Wyler, 1944)

It seems strange to me that more people don’t talk about the involvement of directors like John Ford and Frank Capra in the Second World War. 314 more words

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