Browsing all posts from April, 2013.

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The Place Beyond The Pines

The Place Beyond The Pines
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The Place Beyond the Pines is a weird film, and I think that needs to be said before I start. Adverts have sold it to look like the bastard lovechild of Drive and Silver Linings Playbook, in a drive to get punters in for their [...]

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Spring Breakers

Spring Breakers
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For all the hipster raving about its ‘credibility’, there’s been quite a lot of, well-judged but sniffy, cynicism reserved for Spring Breakers. The conceit of having former Disney stars doing TOTALLY OUTRAGEOUS things is not exactly original, and the trailers could hardly have looked more [...]

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Indie Cinematographer: Between Beasts

Indie Cinematographer: Between Beasts

It’s pretty rare that I see a short film that impresses me enough to blog about it, but here’s one: Between Beasts, a short animated film by 19-year-old Swedish filmmaker Jesper Eriksson. First off, I’d recommend you watch it. So, there you go. It’s 7 minutes [...]