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  • A Wrinkle in Time

    A Wrinkle in Time

    Freestyle Fellowship was the last thing I expected to hear in a Disney film.

  • Mary Magdalene

    Mary Magdalene


    As the poster shows us, behind every great woman is a great man. Although not just any bloke, because this one happens to be the son of God. Which is a term that could also be applied to Joaquin nowadays such is his stature in the acting world. But as the title tells us, this is a film about the life of Mary Magdalene, a woman who until only a few years ago had never received official recognition for the…

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  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood


    There is Daniel Day Lewis' performance, a standard which has become almost ludicrously normal for the man now. Paul Thomas Anderson's assured writing and direction instils an epic feel within the stripped down surroundings. Then there is the music. The score by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood will be the first thing that coats you in the thickness of the black atmosphere.

    Greenwood's compositional skills have developed over the arc of Radiohead's career, pushed forward after the group dropped their guitars post…

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men


    How do you ever begin to top a directorial debut such as this? Well Sidney Lumet certainly gave it is best shot over the years that followed creating an enviable filmography packed with cinematic gems. That he can turn a simplistic set-up of twelve men stuck together in a steaming hot room, into such a in-depth social, intellectual and thrilling 90 minutes speaks volumes for the man.

    What does remain a mystery is how the creator of the screenplay Reginald…