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Kill Your Darlings

A biographical drama about the college days of legendary poets that made up the legendary Beat Generation, you say – starring Daniel Radcliffe as a young Allen Ginsberg, you say? An audacious debut then from first-timer J...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rush

Rush may be set in the world of Formula One racing but rest assured this is a sports movie with character, story and drama to burn.  Just as 2010’s heartbreaking documentary Senna managed to transcend the sport, so director Ron...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Bling Ring

Between Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers and Sophia Coppola’s The Bling Ring it seems that the youth of today are truly in revolt.  Gone are the warm fuzzy days of John Hughes’ lovable teenagers running a mock in high school to...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Summer in February

Summer in February is the story of a brief period in the life of artist Sir Alfred James Munnings, adapted by Jonathan Smith from his own novel.  In Lamorna on the coast of Cornwall, the artists of the Newlyn School colony led ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Iceman

You might think that a film which features a snarling Ray Liotta, a collection of mob and mafia goons and a ‘hit’ every few minutes might have come direct from Martin Scorsese’s imagination. However this story, based on the tru...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Look Of Love

A personal passion project of Steve Coogan’s, The Look of Love reunites him with director Michael Winterbottom (24 Hour Party People, The Trip) to tell the tragicomic true story of Paul Raymond, the man who built a fortune on e...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Good Vibrations DVD Review

Just the title, Good Vibrations, conjures up images of 1960s’  Beach Boys’ California sun and surf, or post-Woodstock hippy love and peace, but it is a much bleaker setting of 1970s’ Belfast that this story of...
 
 
 
 
 
 

My Left Foot

My Left Foot tells the inspirational true story of Christy Brown, a writer and artist born in Dublin in 1932.  It was years before he could express himself, even by speech, because he was born with severe cerebral palsy.  Direc...