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0581 | Remainder

I’m not familiar with Tom McCarthy’s novel, on which this film is based, but I suspect first-time director Omer Fast shed a fair amount of extraneous information when working on the screenplay. 857 more words

Film Reviews


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I hadn’t seen a single trailer or even a poster for ‘Remainder’ but it popped up on my local independent cinema website. With a short synopsis, ‘Omer Fast’s debut feature follows a young man (Tom Sturridge) who tries to reconstruct his past out of fragmented memories.’ I thought it could be a little like ‘Memento’ or ‘The Machinist’ which of course meant I had to check it out! 480 more words

Cinema Screenings

Remainder - Review

by Ren Zelen

In Remainder, his debut feature, Omer Fast gives us his take on Tom McCarthy’s brilliant cult novel; an original, reality-bending, psycho-thriller which submerged us in the bizarre mind-warp of a damaged protagonist. 623 more words


Second Breakfast: Brush Up Your Shakespeare 18: The Hollow Crown (Part 6)

Last week, I gave a resoundingly negative review to the BBC’s continuation of The Hollow Crown series. Their rendition of Henry VI, Part 1 was actually an adaptation of… 884 more words

Movie Review

The Hollow Crown: Henry VI Part I (2016)

I am not familiar with the play at all but wanted to watch it anyway because it was talked about quite a lot online and also because the casting looked interesting. 236 more words


À sexta-feira estou... a oferecer flores e a fazer vénias à BBC pela transmissão da série "The Hollow Crown"- A guerra das rosas

Provavelmente muito poucos fãs da popular série “Guerra dos Tronos” saberão que o escritor George R.R. Martin se inspirou nos factos históricos da “Guerra das Rosas” (a guerra de 30 anos que teve lugar em Inglaterra no séc. 1,082 more words

À Sexta Estou...

Effie Gray (Movie 2014)

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Sitting in my watch list for quite some time was Effie Gray, a movie directed and written by Emma Thompson. It is based on the true story of a young woman who married John Ruskin, a man eighteen years her senior. 769 more words