Browsing all posts from August, 2011.

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The Guard

The Guard
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In the world of cinematic lineage The Guard shares a close genetic relationship with the 2008 darker-than-dark black comedy In Bruges. It’s not just its thematic sibling; writer/director John Michael McDonagh is the brother of writer/director Martin McDonagh (he of In Bruges fame). The films [...]

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Maks’ Alternative Posters!

Maks’ Alternative Posters!

Every week Polish poster designer Maks Bereski will be gracing The Clapper Bored with his beautiful, minimalist takes on new and upcoming releases. This week we see a surprising take on Captain America that focuses on the US Army’s recruitment policy, rather than the Cap [...]

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How to spend your weekend…

Welcome to the cinema; birth place of popcorn born bacteria, Zach Snyder’s devilry and, if the stench of after-birth is to be believed, several of the London rioters. So what’s hot this week? Well if you like TV, and awkward British TV at that, then, [...]

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The Inbetweeners Movie

The Inbetweeners Movie
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I will preface this review by saying that whilst I have, once or twice, watched the TV show I have never been a devotee or particularly a fan. Channel 4 has nothing that I want to watch on it these days, especially now that they’ve [...]

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Dissecting Directors: Lynch

Dissecting Directors: Lynch

As part of a new series called Dissecting Directors, Ernest Worthing will be take apart some of the world’s greatest and most controversial auteurs, film by film. He starts, this week, with David Lynch.   The arguments and discussions that take place over David Lynch [...]

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L.A Noire

L.A Noire

Highly anticipated and utilizing vaguely disturbing facial capture technology, L.A Noire has been developed by Team Bondi in association with Rockstar, universally lauded for having some pretty kick ass games under their belt. So I was interested to see what this newest offering would…offer. You play as [...]