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London Symphony

Back in the early 20s, a genre emerged during the era of silent film-making that has largely been ignored ever since. Poetic and experimental documentaries began cropping up in the form of ‘city symphonies’; doing little more o...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro begins by telling the audience that shortly before writer James Baldwin’s death, he was planning to embark on a new writing project. The planned work, Remember This House, was to be a tribute to his fallen f...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Assault on Precinct 13

Within the first few seconds of Assault on Precinct 13, you know you’re in the company of John Carpenter. As his foreboding synth score pounds over the opening credits, the film is immediately unmistakably Carpenter. Amazing, t...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Christine

2016 has already been an exciting year for fans of the Master of Horror himself, John Carpenter. As he continues to travel the world with his first ever live music tour performing selections from his iconic scores, long overdue...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Body Double

The year is 1984. The world is anxiously waiting for Brian De Palma’s next film after the now-classic Scarface received a mixed reception in ’83. In October, they got what they were waiting for – the dark and erotic Body Double...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bowfinger

In 1927, a Russian filmmaker covertly shot footage of the then “America’s Sweetheart” Mary Pickford on her holiday, and subsequently fashioned an entire film around the footage creating the illusion she was starring in the film...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Wizards

Ralph Bakshi has often been labelled the ‘bad boy of animation’, and it’s easy to see why when perusing his oeuvre. The obscene Fritz the Cat alone is enough to shock even the most hardened animation fans. So when Bakshi announ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Out Of Sight

In 2009, Entertainment Weekly published the ’50 Sexiest Movies Ever’ list. If you’ve seen Out of Sight before, you’ll understand completely why it took the top spot. And if you haven’t, boy are you in for a treat. Steven Soderb...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Parenthood

If Seinfeld was indeed a TV show about nothing, then Ron Howard’s Parenthood is a film about nothing. And yet, in this ‘nothing’, there is everything. Before Love, Actually and Garry Marshall’s Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve a...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cape Fear

If there’s one thing that will always be scary, it’s people. Old monster movies might lose their impact over the years as their special effects begin to age, and non-believers will never find much fear in the paranormal. But pe...