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Review: Léon (1994)

Léon (named The Professional internationally) was a film that entered my radar while studying Film in college. I was given a project to study a particular director and chose French director, Luc Besson. 188 more words

Film Reviews

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (UK, 1966)

Directed by: Martin Ritt. Knowing next to nothing about Martin Ritt, and knowing very little about Richard Burton (other than that he’s Richard fucking Burton), but having gone through a major Le Carré phase last winter, I was shocked that I hadn’t yet seen this damn thing, and so I decided to… 896 more words

Child 44 Review


Cigar chain-smoker and all-around war hero Winston Churchill once mused, “Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” While Child 44 isn’t quite that indecipherable, Churchill’s sentiments perfectly summarise the disjointed and fragmented adaptation of Tom Rob Smith’s U.S.S.R.-based novel. 235 more words

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100 films in 100 days - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy #100films


The 31st film in my 100 film challenge is Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011). The final instalment of Spy Week is another personal favourite. For me, this film gets better each time I see it. 266 more words

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

Ten years after the worldwide pandemic of the deadly ALZ-113 virus (known as the Simian Flu), human civilization is completely destroyed following martial law, civil unrest and the economic collapse of every country in the world. 1,859 more words

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johnlink ranks DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (2014)

The first installment of the second reboot of the Planet of the Apes movie series proved to be a decent movie. Then word came that a sequel was being made that would have none of the same characters, save for some of the CGI apes. 579 more words

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