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Please Turn Over

Premiering in December 1959, Please Turn Over is a British comedy that, in its own way, reflects the teenage rebellion and sexual liberation of the decade to follow. It centres on Jo (Julia Lockwood), a 17-year-old bored of her...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Marlene Dietrich at Universal 1940-1942

In 1999, Marlene Dietrich was named the ninth greatest female screen legend of classic Hollywood cinema, and her reputation has only grown in the last 20 years. One of the most iconic and recognisable stars in film history, her...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Masque of the Red Death

The seventh of eight Roger Corman film adaptations based on Edgar Allan Poe’s haunting works, The Masque of the Red Death is an interesting entry in the series. Starring the inimitable Vincent Price and boasting lavish cinemato...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story

Originally launching on Netflix in the summer of 2019, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story is a difficult film to explain. The pseudo-documentary from Martin Scorsese covering Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue tour of 1975...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Relic

Given the horror-show that was 2020 it’s hardly surprising to see the year gave us some genuinely great horror films. Films such as Saint Maud and Possessor were hugely celebrated and made a number of best of lists for the year...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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One Night in Miami…

Stage-to-film adaptations can go one of two ways. In simple terms, they either expand upon the original text by opening the setting and probing deeper into its world and characters, or they feel frustratingly “stagy” by failing...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Tin Drum

Certainly one of the most surreally disturbing films to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, the Palme d’Or recipient The Tin Drum is certainly an acquired taste. The film, directed by Ger...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Don is Dead

The gangster genre is packed with undisputed all-time classics, from Francis Ford Coppola’s legendary Godfather films to Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas and Casino. But some films in the genre never stood the test of time, falling...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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2012 – 4K

Early in 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Roland Emmerich’s disaster epic 2012 received renewed interest and became the second-most popular film on Netflix in March. Almost a year on, the pandemic is sadly still going st...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Elio Petri is a name that any self-respecting film fan should know. Between 1961 and 1979 he directed 11 remarkable films, earning international acclaim and a much-deserved Academy Award for his 1970 masterpiece Investigation o...