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High Rise – movie review

Much of author JG Ballard’s work tends to be described as conjuring up cold, slightly strange worlds that look familiar but are far more brutal and perverted than the worlds they are derived from. It could be argued they are less ‘worlds’, than visions born of an imagination that has grown bored with – if […]

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      There are plenty of explicit messages in writer/director Dan Gilroy’s superb Nightcrawler but there’s one beautifully written and directed scene in the film, just over half way in, that sums up the modern media professional’s moral dilemma almost entirely through subtext – and it’s the bar scene when Rene Russo’s producer, Nina […]

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      Shiona Penrake writes: If you’ve read my analysis on David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’, then you’ll probably know what I’m going to say about Rowan Joffe’s ‘Before I Go To Sleep’… but anyway… Once again, we have a film that is based on a woman in jeopardy novel; this one is written by […]

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Gone Girl – Under The Knife

Before going to see Gone Girl with my daughter, Shiona,  watched David Fincher’s Se7en and Zodiac, both of which she was totally gripped by. She also read and watched a few reviews, which were all very positive, so she had high hopes of the film. Half way through and she was hooked, she said. Leaving […]

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This is one of the few movies I’ve seen in recent months which inspired me even as I was watching it. I’ve written a couple of novels about individuals and their sexual obsessions, so I was first and foremost drawn to the film by its subject matter – it promised to be not only a […]

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