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The World's End - 2013

How do you complete a trilogy that contains two of the best-loved and funniest British comedies of recent years? This is what Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg must have been asking themselves when writing “The World’s End”, very aware that everyone would be comparing it to “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz”. 572 more words


February – the month of Freiburg and Football stickers

I named the month after them but it really hasn’t been their month, one victory, a defeat, a draw and another defeat. To be fair to them, the two games they lost, the one against Dortmund was always likely to be a defeat and as for the Leverkusen one, one could say they were just unlucky especially with that missed chance at the end. 1,836 more words


Film CatchuP

In award season I’ve been watching a number of the nominated films but had that horrible experience recently of my set top box nearly running out of space and not recording MOTD so been working my way through the films I’ve recorded ages ago and not gotten around to seeing so saw… 84 more words


Portrait of a Young Artist: The Painter

In a culture where success is subjective and fleeting, finding your niche can be tough. In a profession where success and public recognition are synonymous, finding your niche is almost impossible. 775 more words



Perhaps the most tragic dissonance in film occurs when ideology and filmmaking prowess fail to match.  Say what you will about the frightening Nazi propaganda of Leni Riefenstahl’s “The Triumph of the Will,” but the picture is undeniably well-made.   171 more words

Movie Reviews

Child 44 (2015) – Official Trailer


A disgraced member of the military police investigates a series of nasty child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union. 43 more words