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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, review

Eccentric mainstream cinema is a rarity, for kooky film making generally attracts a smaller audience. Every now and again we are presented with a movie that successfully executes quirky performances and a somewhat out-there narrative, that somehow doesn’t alienate the general viewing public. 723 more words



My life work will be devoted to Dennis Hopper above anyone else. I know it, I can feel it. My love for his work is a burning desire that will never go out. 120 more words


Asian Cinema

I recently watched Shohei Imamura’s The Insect Woman, Mark Cousins’ favourite film. I liked its style and musical interludes, Sachiko Hidari’s performance is strong and fearless. 520 more words

Film Writing

Nordic Cinema

Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007) would have been 97 this week. He is amongst the most acclaimed Nordic filmmakers such as Carl Theodor Dreyer, Aki Kaurismaki, Roy Andersson and Lars von Trier. 352 more words

Film Writing

THE THIRD MAN (1949, dir. Carol Reed)

In case you didn’t know, the banner image for this blog is a cropped screen capture of the final shot of The Third Man. S… 1,172 more words


Farewell to The Dissolve

I’m going to try to keep this brief in fear that if I ramble on I’ll gush & blubber. The only website I care about has… 484 more words

Brandon Ledet

TRAINWRECK (2015, dir. Judd Apatow)

Judd Apatow is like Carl Reiner. He has helped Gerry Shandling, Ben Stiller, Paul Feig, virtually the entire cast of Freaks and Geeks, and Steve Carell go on to bigger and more creatively fulfilling things, just as Reiner helped Sid Caesar, Dick Van Dyke, Mel Brooks,and Steven Martin to become comedy superstars. 1,353 more words