December 17, 2019

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Every year there are a select number of films that reignite the age-old battle between critics (professional and armchair), and casual viewers. The fact is, that there are always as many different opinions on any given movie as th...

November 28, 2019

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Returning from the cinema, I knew this was going to be a particularly difficult review for me to write.

As much as there is to admire about this film, I have to admit that it failed me as a viewer, and that very failure has left a dramatic...

November 27, 2019

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Is it reasonable to say that a film isn’t very good if it's one of the most terrifying you've ever seen?

It's hard to evaluate a generally mediocre film that gets one key aspect really right, especially when, if we're being honest, it's n...

November 24, 2019

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The best way to describe The Irishman, more than cinema, is as a 4-episode, high-production-valued miniseries, where episodes 1 and 2 are mediocre, episode 3 is good and 4 is great. Just about great enough to justify sitting through the fir...

November 6, 2019

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Ken Loach follows up his 2016 drama I, Daniel Blake with another left-wing diatribe, this time targeting the exploitative and unforgiving practices of Zero Hours contractors. The film follows the Turner family, thrown into disarray...

October 18, 2019

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I've often noted an aversion to celebrity biopics, as they are often rigidly formulaic, even those praised for their originality – like Rocketman – do less to shake up the formula than their reputations would suggest. However, Judy does do e...

October 15, 2019

After the performance I spoke to Funny Rabbit organiser and Emcee Oliver Double about the event, which was started in February of this year by Double and co-founders, producer and theatre technician and founding member of the University of Kent Stand-Up Society Tom Bla...

October 15, 2019

Upon entering the Gulbenkian main entrance one finds the far end of the café walled off by a curtain. It produces a small performance space with more of a comedy club intimacy. As one of the evening’s comics Tom Taylor’s barbed description put it: “The sort of venue co...

October 3, 2019

One of the more intriguing curiosities presented at last year’s KTV Film Festival was an unfinished cut of Victor Blaho’s film You Won’t Remember Me. Intended as a feature film to premiere on the date, the film’s production was deeply troubled, with budgetary restraint...

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