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Doc/Fest: Peter de Rome

Doc/Fest: Peter de Rome
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2.5

Peter de Rome is a legend of the period when gay porn was the hobby of eccentric middle-class Englishmen, hobnobbing abroad with folk like William Burroughs, Andy Warhol and John Gielgud. Peter de Rome (the documentary) is a very loving portrait, both of the man himself, and [...]

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Doc/Fest: The Internet’s Own Boy

Doc/Fest: The Internet’s Own Boy
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The Internet’s Own Boy tells the horrific story of Aaron Swartz, a tech-wizard who, during his prosecution for hacking the academic resource site JSTOR, took his own life. It’s an intensely personal tale of the dangers of the internet, and, conversely, the problems of over-regulation; but, [...]

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5 Possible Plots For The Raid 3

5 Possible Plots For The Raid 3

1) A Direct Sequel Rama concludes The Raid 2 by saying the line ‘No, I’m done’, which suggests that he might be calling time on his ass-kicking days. Of course, that’s not a million miles away from the conclusion to The Raid, so probably ought to be taken [...]

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The Raid 2

The Raid 2
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5

I’ve made no secret of my feelings about The Raid. I felt it was the most viscerally appealing action movie I’ve ever seen (and I say that as someone who cannot resist giving action movies 2*s) as well as a beautifully crafted movie. So, understandably, [...]

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Noah

Noah
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Noah has been such a weird prospect from the day it was announced. We live in a cinema-going universe that is dominated by secularity. Of course, there is a strong Christian (and other religions) film industry, but it doesn’t often find its way into the [...]

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The Double

The Double
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4.5

I was never the biggest fan of Richard Ayoade’s debut, Submarine. I enjoyed it, in the same way that I enjoy a good, fun piece of TV, but I didn’t think it worked especially well in the cinema. And, after they released trailers and promos [...]