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45 Years

(USA 2015)

45 Years— my lifetime, and about how long it felt like it took to get through this. On the eve of a huge party to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary, Geoff Mercer (Tom Courtenay) receives a letter informing him that the body of a past lover from before he met his wife Kate (Charlotte Rampling) has been recovered after 50 years– she fell off a cliff while they were vacationing in Switzerland. 102 more words


Cinema Review - 45 Years

Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff Mercer (Tom Courtenay) are about to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary when Geoff receives a letter saying the body of a former girlfriend has been found; 50 years after she died. 369 more words


Review: 45 Years

From Weekend to working on HBO’s much underrated (and recently cancelled) Looking, writer and director Andrew Haigh has a rare, subtle ear for naturalistic dialogue and performances. 566 more words

David Rank

Where Do I Know That Actor?

A few weeks back, I sang the praises of The Last Enemy in hopes fans of Benedict Cumberbatch would catch this fantastic mini-series airing Saturday nights on UNC-TV. 154 more words

Black Work: Episode 1 ****

These days anything with Sheridan Smith in is certainly worth a watch – Black Work was no exception.

And not just for Sheridan Smith – it really does have a stellar cast. 411 more words

Read My Blog

"White Teeth" by Zadie Smith (1999) - book review

I’d give my absolute eyeteeth to have a cup of tea with Zadie Smith.

The critics’ comments splashed all round the cover of this national bestseller give a hint of what’s to come (good news, seeing as just occasionally the reviews are overly enthusiastic and you can’t help but feel a little diddled by the outcome) : “ 391 more words

Book Reviews

Robot Overlords (2015)

What would you expect from a film with so triumphantly cheesy a title as Robot Overlords? Something fun, campy and silly, probably, as ultra-stern robots try their darned best to lord it over a bunch of utterly disobedient humans. 686 more words