The victory of The King’s Speech at last years Oscars has left classical British cinema in a somewhat dubious position. Almost everyone agrees that The King’s Speech didn’t really deserve to scoop Best Film (or Best Director for that matter) and the ‘prestige’ British film [...]
Browsing all posts from December, 2011.
Originally titled ‘I’m With Cancer’ 50/50 is a kind-of-comedy about coming to terms with your mortality and the shittiness of your healthy life. The basic set up sees Joseph Gordon-Levitt (he of couldn’t-be-trendier-right-now fame (I need to ease up with the hyphens)(and brackets)) get cancer [...]
Every week Polish poster designer Maks Bereski will be gracing The Clapper Bored with his beautiful, minimalist takes on new and upcoming releases. As awards season starts we’re revisiting one of the key contenders from back in September, Thomas Alfredson’s Tinker Tailor Solider Spy and it’s [...]