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Dark Horse

The Dark Knight Rises will no doubt bury Todd Solondz’s Dark Horse at the box office this summer. But a lack of CGI and 3D is no reason to ignore the genius behind this painfully funny tragicomedy. Being balding and… Continue Reading →

Film reviews

This is a handy guide to the film reviews I’ve written since 2009, including theatrical releases, DVDs and movies I have seen at the BFI London Film Festival. Most of the links below are to this blog, but those titles… Continue Reading →

My Worst Films of 2011

Later this month Sound on Sight will publish a list of the best films of 2011 as voted for by its contributors. I’ve already submitted my top 10 and I’ve put The Artist at the top, closely followed by Tomboy… Continue Reading →

Total Wipeout

It is an immutable law of The Apprentice that one team will immediately come up with a crap idea, while their rivals will dither around for hours before returning to their original (equally crap) idea. Last year the Pants Man… Continue Reading →

The Ring

When digital technology fails you, sometimes it’s good to fall back on the virtues of a 35mm print, a new piano score, and one of London’s finest cinemas. I watched Hitchcock’s The Ring, at the Barbican, after two recent screenings… Continue Reading →

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