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Tracks – a review

Tracks – a review

Tracks tells the true story of Robyn Davidson, who, in 1977, at the age of 27 embarked on a gruelling trek in her native Australia. Accompanied by her pet dog,…

We Are The Best! – a review

We Are The Best! – a review

The Swedish director, Lukas Moodysson, first made an impression on the international movie scene with the excellent Show Me Love in 1998. Despite some decent films since, such as Together…

Locke – a review

Locke – a review

There are plenty of films set in confined spaces. Trains, planes and single rooms are common, and even a phone booth. However, this is the only film I’ve seen set…

Calvary

Calvary

Actor Brendan Gleeson and director John Michael McDonagh first teamed up for 2011’s enjoyable comic thriller The Guard. They are now re-united in glorious fashion for the newly released Calvary.…

The Double – a review

The Double – a review

I approached The Double with some trepidation. It was the latest in a series of quirky art house movies released in the last month or so and the bad (Under…

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 200 to 176

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 200 to 176

200         A Bridge Too Far (1977 / Richard Attenborough) Star-studded Second World War movies were at their peak in the 1960s but made a comeback in the mid-to-late 70s. This…

Are you part of Generation Rent?

Are you part of Generation Rent?

 Wealth Gap Youth A new online study exploring what it’s like for ‘Generation Rent’ Researchers from the University of St Andrews are running a new study that’s exploring changes in…

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 225 to 201

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 225 to 201

  225         Love and Other Catastrophes  (1996 / Emma-Kate Croghan) One of the more obscure titles on this list has never had a DVD release in any region. The deceptively…