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Revolutionary Remembrance: Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins (Part Three)

For the first part, click here. For the second part, click here. Another jarring change introduces us to the third and final act of Michael Collins. The celebrations and soft music of the last scene vanish, and we see a … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Remembrance: Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins (Part Two)

For part one, please click here. The second act of the film begins the morning after the jailbreak of De Valera, as the group of revolutionaries prepares to leave Liverpool to head back to Ireland. The brightness of the day … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Remembrance: Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins

I’ve said many times that, in this centenary decade, it is of the most vital importance to engage people as much as possible with what happened in this country 100 years ago, that’s if you want to do it right. … Continue reading

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Battleship

(Really, any movie reviews on this blog should come with a spoiler warning) What can you say about a film like Battleship? Yes it is based on the Hasbro game with the little model ships and the pegs. Just about … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Heaven

I have never seen a bigger difference between two cuts of a film then in the theatrical and extended editions of this movie. Seriously. The cinema version is all over the place, rushing through critical scenes. It also takes the … Continue reading

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