Category: Films

If you’ve seen a gangster film before then you’ve probably seen most of Gangster Squad before. The film tells the story (it’s ‘inspired by a true story’ don’t you know?) of the mobster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) and his stranglehold …

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This week was my first trip to the cinema of 2013, where I was going to see Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, Quartet. The first thing I noticed when I walked into the cinema was that I don’t think that I …

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I think I probably saw between 35 and 45 films at the cinema last year, which I think must be a personal best. Trying to put these films into a top 10 list was actually much harder than I thought. …

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I just sat down to start compiling my list of my favourite 10 films from the past year and it struck me how many ‘great’ films I haven’t seen this year. I’m talking about the kind of films that seem …

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