Mar 182016
 

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A Bigger Splash, the latest erotic-thriller from Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino, is an sexually-charged, sun-baked, stylistically jacked-up erotic thriller loosely based on 1969 film, ‘La Piscine’ starring Alain Delon. Working from a modest budget, a hot cast and the natural splendours of the remote, picturesque Italian island of Pantelleria, Guadagnino’s film is an unusual concoction of tones, textures and dynamics; beautiful people with years of privilege and success, painful pasts and restless passions. Continue reading »

Nov 122015
 

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Fresh from the success of the critically acclaimed Skyfall, the rejuvenated Bond series continues with its 24th official installment, it’s fourth with Daniel Craig in the tux.

In the aftermath of a failed terrorist plot in Mexico City, James Bond (Daniel Craig) uncovers the existence of the eponymous criminal organisation which has a startling connection to his past, particularly in the form of its leader, Franz Oberhauser (Christoph Waltz). Meanwhile, M (Ralph Fiennes) faces mounting pressure as the fate of MI6 hangs in the balance.

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Apr 142014
 

A beautiful young woman and a distinguished writer meet and fall for each other. The writer is Charles Dickens, a married man with a high profile. Their “secret” relationship haunts the woman years after it has ended and she finds it almost impossible to reconcile with it and move on. My review of The Invisible Woman after the jump.

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