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  • The Chairman

    The Chairman

    As with my review for The Prince and The Showgirl earlier today, I really dig this poster.

    Unfortunately the film itself is a load of old bin juice.

    The Chairman (also known, here in the UK at least, as The Most Dangerous Man In The World - for fear cinemagoers would presume a film titled The Chairman would be about big business and not the leaxer of Red China, Chairman Mao Tse-tung) is a ludicrous 1969 spy thriller from director…

  • The Prince and the Showgirl

    The Prince and the Showgirl

    ★★★½

    I love the poster for this one. It's just so sensual. Look at the way Olivier grips Monroe and kisses bare shoulder, and the way she slinks into his possessive hold. Look at the way the medal is pinned so suggestively, so cheekily to her breast... it's all so utterly sexy.

    Does the poster reflect the film though?

    Hell no!

    The Prince And The Showgirl is a rather delightful twee romantic culture clash fairytale farce that was adapted from Terence…

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  • Berberian Sound Studio

    Berberian Sound Studio

    ★★★★½

    My word.

    What an amazing film.

    Firstly if you're a nerd for the aesthetics of film, you'll love it. The 70s setting, the Giallo references are all perfect that you don't think of it as a present day film set in the 70s, this could be a lost forgotten 70s film.

    Secondly, if you're a nerd for the mechanics of film, the technology, you'll REALLY love it.

    I belong in the former camp really but this film has really given…

  • High-Rise

    High-Rise

    ★★★★★

    It's quite ironic that Elizabeth Moss understands High-Rise enough to take a role in it, yet fails to see the comparison with the 'faith' she belongs to; Scientology. Think about it, the fantastical vision of one prejudiced, difficult man that capitalises on the ambitions, aspirations and elitist yearnings of the public who immerse themselves so deeply into his dream that they fail to see how much the rot has set in. Genuinely, think about it, because she clearly didn't.

    Anyway....…