Browsing all posts from September, 2011.

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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’re revisiting Duncan Jones’ 2009 masterpiece Moon, starring Sam Rockwell. For a film that only has one character (and a [...]

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Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Crazy, Stupid, Love.
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If one ignores the punctuation of the title (which is, seemingly, deliberately unfriendly to reviewers) then what one gets with Crazy, Stupid, Love is a pretty basic ensemble rom-com. There’s no new ground being broken here and yet… there’s a hint of a genre being [...]

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Drive

Drive
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If I were going to make a cool movie I would add the following ingredients: trendy and controversial director (preferably Scandinavian), at least one of the cast of Mad Man, music that wouldn’t be out of place in an 80’s nightclub and, of course, Ryan [...]

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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 look ahead to next weeks release of Melancholia, Lars von Trier film which is considerably less controversial than it’s [...]

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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On about three separate occasions during the production of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (no freakin’ commas already!) we, the world, sat up and went ‘hmm, that’ll probably be good.’ The first was the appointment of Swedish director (and, dare I say it, ‘auteur’) Thomas Alfredson, [...]

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Knowing Laughs

Knowing Laughs

I haven’t terribly enjoyed my recent visits to the cinema but I have enjoyed one or two very knowing laughs. Therefore I thought I would share these amusing incidents with you. First up: 30 Minutes or Less. If you’ve read  my review then you’ll know that [...]