May 302012
 

air-force-oneThis is the third post in our “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts we’re going to pick our 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why we like them. Up this week is The Best Films Set In…Air Planes.

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May 282012
 

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When I saw Drive last year for the first time I was utterly blown away. The film was something special, and it was evident the key reason was due to director Nicolas Winding Refn’s strong direction and unique style. Having checked out Bronson (impressive) and Valhalla Rising (interesting…) I was really looking forward to watching his “formative” work, The Pusher Trilogy. My thoughts on the three films are after the jump!

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May 282012
 

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Cannes has wrapped up for another year, and by the sounds of it there were many quality films on display. I for one, am very much looking forward to seeing the likes of Amour, Mud, Killing Them Softly, and Beasts of the Southern Wild. There are at least 10 new films on my radar that weren’t there before! After the jump check out the list of 2012 Festival De Cannes award winners.

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May 232012
 

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Next week marks the start of winter for those of us who inhabit the Souther Hemisphere. While Northern Hemisphere dwellers are getting ready for the long hot days of summer, we are getting ready for winter nights in the cinema! After the jump I take a look back at the films on my 2012 Anticipated Films List (which I wrote in December 2011), and I share the 10 films I am most looking forward to this winter.

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May 222012
 

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This is the second post in our “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts we’re going to pick our 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why we like them. Up this week is The Best Films Set In…Smalltown America.

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