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Cry Macho

In a career nearing 70 years, Clint Eastwood has given us some of the most beloved and iconic films – and characters – of all time. From Dirty Harry to The Man with No Name, the man is certainly a titan of cinema. W...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Robin Robin

Doctor Who, Carols from Kings, the Queen’s Speech, falling asleep, replete, in front of the Bond movie. There are some things that are absolutely essential to Christmas-day viewing.  Since the world was introduced to Wallace &a...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Halloween Kills

There’s no denying John Carpenter’s Halloween is one of the finest and most iconic films in the horror genre, while also arguably the definitive slasher film. But as with Freddy Krueger, Jason Vorhees and Chucky, Halloween’s Mi...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Many Saints of Newark

David Chase’s seminal HBO series The Sopranos needs no introduction. Since its iconic final moments aired in the summer of 2007, fans have begged for more, and long-gestating rumours of a film have only built that hype. Now, 14...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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All We Got Was Love

Reading the first two paragraphs of Tony Palmer’s Wikipedia page creates a truly astonishing picture of the filmmaker you’ve probably not heard of. Director of over 100 films, stage director of theatre and opera, BAFTA and Emmy...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

In 2011, the inspiring story of Jamie Campbell was the subject of BBC Three’s Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. Growing up in a market town in County Durham, Jamie had to overcome bullying and small-town small mindedness to step ‘out of...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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#FrightFest2021: No Man of God

Another day, another Ted Bundy movie. In a year that brings not one but two more cinematic portrayals of the self-described “most cold-hearted son of a bitch you’ll ever meet”, how can No Man of God possibly bring anythin...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Show

As Half Man Half Biscuit so memorably said, “Alan Moore knows the score”. He also writes like a demon, or maybe just a Northamptonshire wizard.  In the past, the man who wrote V For Vendetta and Watchmen has been famously dismi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Wendy

“On every birthday of our childhoods, my sister Eliza and I wished as we blew out the candles that we would never grow up” says filmmaker Benh Zeitlin. “We were terrified of our older selves and desperate to determine what kind...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Space Jam: A New Legacy

Greenlit off the back of two Nike adverts in the early 1990s that saw Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan sharing the screen, 1996’s Space Jam – yes, the bizarre Looney Tunes basketball movie – went on to gross over $250 million and ...