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17 June 2019

Burning Out His Fuse Up Here Alone

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Paramount’s Rocketman is a bold, sentimental, messy, complex, obvious, colourful contradiction. If that sounds to you like a bad movie, you normally wouldn’t be wrong. But this is a movie …

03 February 2016

My Cinematic 2015: The Top Ten

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For the past three years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

28 January 2016

My Cinematic 2015: 31-40

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For the past three years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

27 June 2015

Must See: Love & Mercy

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When the epilogue ended and the house lights came up in the movie theatre where I saw Love & Mercy, no one moved. The real Brian Wilson was on screen …

28 April 2015

DVD Update: April

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It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount and Elevation Pictures. The Imitation Game (Elevation Pictures, March 31) The re-watch value on this Oscar-winning WWII thriller …

31 March 2015

Win a Free Copy of The Imitation Game

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To celebrate the home entertainment release of their hit biopic starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Elevation Pictures has given us 2 copies of the Imitation Game DVD/Blu-Ray/Digital Combo Pack to give away …

25 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 51-70

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

17 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014

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I started this last year, keeping a list of every movie I see all year (just the new releases) in order to form a definitive set of personal rankings come …

17 December 2014

The Oscar-Baiting Game

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The Imitation Game is well acted, well directed and interesting. It tells the fascinating story of Alan Turing, brilliant code breaker autistic, as he cracks the Nazis unbreakable code and …

15 November 2014

The Assassination of Jesse James: a Retrospective

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On September 21, 2007, the film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford opened in limited release in 5 theatres. My research on its release outside of …

03 April 2014

My Cinematic 2013: Part VIII

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I saw 90 movies in 2013 (or shortly thereafter, if we’re being honest- I don’t know how anyone is expected to see all the Christmas releases in one week!). 90 …

01 April 2014

My Cinematic 2013: Part VII

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I saw 90 movies in 2013 (or shortly thereafter, if we’re being honest- I don’t know how anyone is expected to see all the Christmas releases in one week!). 90 …

14 September 2013

jObs, a lack of genius

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In the race to make a movie about polarizing Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, I fear that everyone may have lost. Unlike last year’s not-so-epic Battle of the Snow Whites, I …

03 May 2013

Pilot Watch: Da Vinci’s Demons

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“You are bright, but there is an ocean of knowledge that is still hidden from you.” Da Vinci’s Demons airs on the STARZ network, and aims to tell the story …

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