Monthly Archives: December 2014

Books for Cinephile Bookworms

Did you get book vouchers for Christmas? Or maybe you’d just like to treat yourself to a book, Well, I’ve found some that you might be interested in. Now, I haven’t read any of these books yet but they are … Continue reading

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A look at Bunny Lake is Missing

I stumbled across this film the other day, I had never heard of it before and I have to say I was thrilled with it. I’ve since done some reading and discovered it’s based on a book by Merriam Modell … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Films of 2014!

Ahh yes I can hear your sighs from here. Yet another list of films that someone thinks you should care about. That said, I would highly recommend all ten of these films, they have all moved, scared, enthralled and of … Continue reading

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A League of Her Own – Penny Marshall to Direct Biopic

Penny Marshall the woman who directed Big, Riding in Cars with Boys and the brilliant A League of Their Own is directing a new film based on the life of Effa Manley the first woman to be inducted into the … Continue reading

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Housebound

This New Zealand comedy horror is hands down one of the best horror films I’ve seen this year. Written and directed by Gerard Johnstone whose work I’m not familiar with at all has done a brilliant job of taking the … Continue reading

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Tusk – Goo Goo G’joob!

Written and directed by Kevin Smith and based on a fake Gumtree ad, Tusk is a strange film. The story goes that Smith had heard of a Gumtree advert for a lodger, the lodger could live rent free if he … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts for Film Fans

What do you get the cinephile in your life for Christmas? Don’t worry, I got this. Below are 10 items any film fan would be grateful to receive this Christmas. 1. Film Christmas Jumper Fargo and Gremlins inspired t-shirts are … Continue reading

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Nightcrawler

I heard a lot of good things about Nightcrawler but the trailer had me hooked from the get go. A gaunt and somewhat crazed Jake Gyllenhaal keeps repeating his mantra “if you want to win the lottery you have to … Continue reading

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BFI Days of Fear & Wonder Presents 2001: A Space Odyssey

As part of the BFIs Days of Fear and Wonder, a  series of sci-fi screenings across the UK, my local cinema (Garden City Cinema) held a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. I cannot stress how much this … Continue reading

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My Favourite Christmas Films

It’s December, we can finally talk about Christmas. I’m quite the Grinch when it comes to Christmas but I do have a few Christmas films that I love and watch every year. In no particular order here are my top … Continue reading

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