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Review of God’s Own Country

Review of God’s Own Country

This low budget British film has caused a bit of a stir and has garnered a lot of praise. I have some reservations but generally will add to the plaudits.…

Reviews of Sports Movies and Borg vs McEnroe

Reviews of Sports Movies and Borg vs McEnroe

So few sports movies are either a critical or commercial success, it is surprising so many are made. I suppose it is because they provide an easy framework for a…

Reviews of Mother! and Victoria & Abdul

Reviews of Mother! and Victoria & Abdul

It is rare that the timings at the cinema allow for me to see a double bill where one film starts just as the previous one ends. That opportunity arose…

On demand round-up September 2017

On demand round-up September 2017

It is about time for another one of my round ups of films that have been released at the cinemas this year and are now already available on demand. Firstly,…

Review of Dennis Skinner: The Nature of the Beast

Review of Dennis Skinner: The Nature of the Beast

As an old school left winger, I obviously have a lot of time for Dennis Skinner. The idealistic, committed socialist’s life and work, including over 40 years as a Labour…

Review of Hotel Salvation

Review of Hotel Salvation

In modern day India, an old man, Daya (Lalit Behl) decides that it is his time to die and takes a trip to the holy city of Varanasi to stay…

Review of American Assassin

Review of American Assassin

I have often picked up a Vince Flynn – and since the original author’s untimely death – Kyle Mills book about the CIA operative Mitch Rapp when in a bookshop.…

Review of Wind River

Review of Wind River

Taylor Sheridan has had three screenplays filmed and released in his career so far: Sicario, Hell and High Water, and now Wind River. It is hard to imagine anyone in…

Review of It

Review of It

It feels like pretty much every Stephen King book or short story has been made into a film, so it is surprising that this, one of his most famous novels…

Review of Rough Night

Review of Rough Night

Only a few weeks after the similarly themed Girls Night, we have Rough Night. Once again there are four female friends from college – who have mostly lost touch –…

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