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The Villain Checklist

(The below has been updated to include links to my various posts on the topic.) It is my belief that the world of film has a villain problem. When I was going through my annual awards, I realised something. I … Continue reading

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Review: Mr Holmes

Mr Holmes Trailer I don’t think it is actually possible for the human race to become sick of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s sleuth, the most famous detective, fictional or otherwise, to have ever graced the pages of a book, or … Continue reading

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NFB’s Film Rankings And Awards 2014

Another year has come and gone, and so it is time to wrap-up, justify the rankings and hand out the shinies. I think it has been a particularly good year for cinema, despite box-office fluctuations and a sense that Hollywood … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – Revelations (01.25.03 – 01.34.59)

Pepper comes walking down the stairs towards the basement of the mansion, the shot focusing in on her (very nice) shoes initially, before panning out and taking her all in. We last saw her at the party, when Stark left … Continue reading

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Review: Hercules

(Ireland’s Wars will return next week – NFB) Hercules Trailer Didn’t we do this film already this year? That really bad piece of claptrap starring a bit player from the Twilight series? Well that was a lower budget, smaller studio … Continue reading

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Review: How To Train Your Dragon 2

Before I get into my thoughts on the latest 2014 film I’ve seen, I thought I’d just take a moment to announce some changes to the way that I do things around here. I love film reviewing, and I like … Continue reading

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