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David Fincher Series #7: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2009)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is something of an enigma in David Fincher’s back catalogue, a film which, on the surface, is wholly unlike anything in his recent work, and a truly unique piece of modern directing, a fact that finally registered enough with the panel at the illustrious Academy to nominate Fincher for Best Director. 2,126 more words


A Love Affair, Recycled

You really can’t beat Rita Wilson’s monologue in the 1993 romantic comedy, Sleepless in Seattle.

In the film, a chagrined Tom Hanks is describing a potential meeting his young son has arranged with a stranger ( 682 more words


Some Things Hollywood Needs to Leave Alone

Over the holidays last year I purchased the new edition of Footloose. I’m pretty sure because it was a doorbuster sale on black Friday and I only had to pay a buck for it. 303 more words

I Should Be So Lucky...

I think it’s fair to say that Saint John of Las Vegas (2009) was a bit of a damp squib when it was released, scoring a measly 24% at Rotten Tomatoes*, and bringing in a paltry $100,000 at the domestic box office (against a budget of $2 million). 302 more words

Rants About Films

The Age of Adaline: Movie Review

We know she can star in a controversial TV series. We know she can play a decent supporting actress in a Ben Affleck movie. We know she can get married, have a baby, and still look as beautiful and thin as ever. 16 more words

Movie Review

The Feeling of Love

Love, love is a strange emotion; it does not drift past like a paper travelling through the breeze. The feeling of love doesn’t flow in a straight line, the course of love has twists and turns; we get hurt, we feel pleasure, we feel contented and we feel glad we have this person in our lives. 266 more words

Creative Writing

My Top Six Films to See (May - December 2015)

As many of you guys know, I just adore going to the cinema. I love the entertainment, enticement, comedy, adventure, romance, etc, etc. But there have been films were I’ve seen trailers of and I think, “Oh yeah, I want to go and see that”. 87 more words

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