‘Let’s play tennis’ Justin Timberlake’s character says in Friends With Benefits. I only mention this inconsequential line because I can hear the noise of the US Open in the background (Come on Andy!). ‘Tennis’, in this case, refers to sex, which makes my ‘come on [...]
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Another weekend is upon us and another opportunity to head to the cinema is about. We might be in a dud patch between Summer Blockbusters and awards season but there are still one or two things for you to catch and a whole crock of [...]
Six months after it arrived in the US, Jane Eyre is finally opening in the UK this week. Why might we expect it to get, at the very least, parity in its release date? Well, Jane Eyre is an English book and by an English [...]
If you prefer The Shining to Dawn of the Dead, chances are you prefer that pervading sense of unease that Kubrick brought to the Overview Hotel- certainly over zombies ripping each others’ guts out. It’s that Kubrickian spirit that is brought to Kill List but [...]
Apparently this is a remake although I’ll confess to not having seen the original. So lovers of the ‘original’ ought to steer clear of my review because there is bound to be a fair amount of iconoclasm. The story is set somewhere nearLas Vegas, in [...]
Have you got a taste for the weird? Do you mind having every part of your mind violated? Have you ever heard the word ‘vaginoplasty’uttered in Spanish? Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. If you want to really enjoy Almodovar’s latest film, then you should [...]