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  • Play It Again, Sam

    Play It Again, Sam 1972

    ★★ Watched 01 Jul, 2016

    In a courageous break with tradition, Woody Allen here writes for himself the role of a neurotic Jewish film critic who is just too damn good for any woman who isn’t Diane Keaton, who just so happens to find him irresistible. I don’t know how he pulls it off, I really don’t...

    PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM is what Allen refers to in his 1980 hit STARDUST MEMORIES as one of the “early, funny ones”, though unfortunately enough it isn’t all…

  • Cameraperson

    Cameraperson 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Jun, 2016

    A globe-spanning journey through the career of Kirsten Johnson, a cinematographer who has worked on documentaries such as CITIZENFOUR, THE INVISIBLE WAR and THIS FILM IS NOT YET RATED and alongside filmmakers like Laura Poitras, Kirby Dick and Michael Moore, CAMERAPERSON offers a unique insight not only into the behind-the-scenes work that goes into documentary filmmaking but also into the mindset of a cinematographer who has been at the heart of some of the most impressive documentaries of the past…

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  • Carrie

    Carrie 1976

    ★★★★★ Watched 23 Oct, 2012 14


    There are few things more awkward in this World than watching the opening credits of Carrie in the presence of your parents. Any teenage boy who has had to endure such a scenario will know just how uncomfortable it is. You just don’t know where to look! Worse still, if you’re in the boat that I was in when I first sat down to watch it, you’ve got the added dilemma of pretending that you’re enjoying it – but…

  • Taken 2

    Taken 2 2012

    ★★ Watched 05 Oct, 2012 4


    Six Things I Learned from Taken 2:

    1. Randomly chucking grenades around in a crowded city is the best way of gauging someone’s location.
    2. American citizens are free to kill random, innocent police officers provided one of their mates has contacts at the American Embassy.
    3. Typing “US Embassy” into the GPS works every time.
    4. Slamming the gearstick of a taxi down will make it go faster.
    5. Albanians speak English in their own country but speak…