Browsing all posts from May, 2012.

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Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom
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4.5

Words by Nick Hilton. I’m a bit of a Wes Anderson sceptic. I can feel the self-conscious quirk when other people are busy being charmed by his eccentric surrealism and, consequently, movies like The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic have failed to either make [...]

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Top Cat

Top Cat
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1.5

Words by Jeff Galasso Fifty years after the original Hanna Barbera cartoon series first aired Top Cat returns, this time via Mexico, as a feature-length film in 3D.  TC and the whole alley cat gang have been brought into the modern world where mobiles, computers and digital environments rule the [...]

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The Raid: Redemption

The Raid: Redemption
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5

Words by Nick Hilton. I was the only person in the cinema. My Regal Card points had maxed to the point where I got a free sweet popcorn, the perfect compliment to my litre of Cherry Coke. The scene was set for a perfect movie [...]

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The Flight of the Flamingo

The Flight of the Flamingo

The Clapper Bored is delighted to announce that its first feature film, The Flight of the Flamingo, is currently in pre-production. We’re all incredibly excited about the prospect of making this movie and chronicling the filmmaking process along the way with exclusive written and video blogs. [...]

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Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows
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2.5

Dark Shadows is better than I expected. That doesn’t make it good given how low both Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have slipped in my estimation. It is, however, a definite and considerable step up from the woeful Alice in Wonderland and, even if it [...]

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Jeff, Who Lives At Home

Jeff, Who Lives At Home
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Whilst it’s always nice to imagine that a movie would want to do something more than just being ‘good hearted’ it’s also refreshing to see a movie like Jeff, Who Lives at Home which is so entirely devoid of cynicism. Newcomers to the mumblecore genre [...]