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  • Tau


    As each year draws to a close every December there is one event in the film industry calendar I like to keep an eye out for amongst the awards nominations. The annual unveiling of The Black List has occurred every year since 2004 and highlights the most liked yet to be produced screenplays. The reason it interests me is that some of the best films of recent times have been made from these scripts. However, for all the great films…

  • A Kid Like Jake

    A Kid Like Jake

    With Claire Danes and Jim Parsons television shows both potentially coming to an end next year people might wonder what’s next for these two stars of Homeland and The Big Bang Theory, respectively. Intriguingly with A Kid Like Jake the two have paired up as married couple Alex (Danes) and Greg (Parsons) Wheeler in a film that challenges social norms.

    A Kid Like Jake begins with the Wheelers having difficulty in finding a school for their son. Naturally, like any…

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  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    Wes Anderson last dabbled with stop-motion animation with his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox almost a decade ago. When the auteur announced he would be returning to the genre with Isle of Dogs, fans of his work were quick to generate anticipation for the film. The title of this latest feature may derive from an area of London in the River Thames, but the film takes place in a dystopian Japan and follows a young boy, Atari (Koyu…

  • Borg vs McEnroe

    Borg vs McEnroe

    The start of the Open Era of tennis helped the sport spread globally and has produced some of the most competitive sporting rivalries of all time, Bjorn Borg’s (Sverrir Gudnason) encounters with John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf) being regarded as one of the fiercest.

    Borg McEnroe briefly begins with an introduction into the infamous match between the two players that took place in the 1980 Wimbledon Final. Throughout the 1970s, Borg had established himself as the best tennis player in the…