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 »

Jul 202014
 

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When the fix for global warning out to be the nail in the coffin for Earth’s fragile ecosystem, the world returns to the Ice Age. In the frozen wasteland there is one beacon of hope, a super train which circles the planet and carries the surviving members of the human race. My review of Snowpiercer after the jump.

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Apr 192014
 

Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston star are a married couple who just so happen to be vampires. They’re moody, they’re cool, they’re intelligent and philosophical, but they also happen to be hungry. Whilst contemplating scientists and theorists, they tend to also include their dinner within that mix and no, they do not sparkle or pout at thin air. My review of Only Lovers Left Alive after the jump.

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