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Skyfall
Film

Skyfall

(I found this review on my computer, forgotten, half-written and unloved. Having just seen Skyfall for a second time on DVD, I have been able to add a few thoughts and, in doing so, make it slightly more publishable.)  I have never been one of those die-hard Bond fans, as sacrilegious to cinema as it … Continue reading

Blue Jasmine
Film

Blue Jasmine

Woody Allen and I go way back, with his sharp, rambling dialogue forming a large part of how I came to fall in love with cinema. Being a big fan, I felt more than happy to spend eight of my very precious pounds (of which I currently have a rather dwindling stock) on what he … Continue reading

Before Midnight
Film

Before Midnight

Jesse and Celine are one of cinema’s most compelling couples, and thanks to the dedicated documentation of their relationship in film of the past few decades, they now feel like old friends. Celine, a flurry of neuroses and one of those volatile, temperamental types; Jesse, the corny and egotistical American who has a bit of … Continue reading