Review
3 years ago
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56
The Old Man and the Gun has its problems, but like the titular Old Man in the middle of a bank heist, it charmed me almost enough to get away with it. The film follows the Over-The-Hill gang and their leader Forrest Tucker, a serial bank thief who, according to himself, sprung out of prison “18...
Review
4 years ago
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140
It’s Martin Scorsese’s best film in decades. This now one in a long line of reviews to say that, but it’s true. See it. And do so before you see or read too much about it. The decision to release so little promotional material until the very last minute – surely it must hold the...
Review
4 years ago
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90
I didn’t connect with this film the way I thought I would. Manchester By The Sea was easily, before the trailer for Martin Scorsese’s Silence dropped, my most eagerly anticipated film for this year. And I saw it, and, although there were some not-to-be-ignored moments of genuine to-the-core impactful scenes, was kind of left feeling...
Review
5 years ago
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52
IMAX is strange for a cinema that still exists today. While it may boast the highest quality image from capture to projection, no matter how many Christopher Nolan films are shot on their 70mm stock, IMAX still treats itself like a novelty. When looking at the main slate of IMAX shot films that are released...
Review
5 years ago
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56
Written by Charlie Kaufman, Anomalisa began life as a sound play staged by Carter Burwell (who returns to provide the music for the film) with all parts played by the three actors who perform in the film. While the idea of it being turned into a movie had been bandied around, Kaufman was never that...
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5 years ago
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50
So you’re playing a man whose life has fallen apart, his wife left him and he’s moved to a dodgy neighbourhood. The houses are squashed together, old, haven’t been worked on in years. There’s the sound of dripping water and creaking pipes and the subway shakes the building. There’s a woman you’ve been boozing with...