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  • Creed II

    Creed II


    So that’s two Creed films that have reduced me to tears.

  • Where Eagles Dare

    Where Eagles Dare

    Prep for Geoff Dyer’s new book

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  • The Lady Vanishes

    The Lady Vanishes


    Wonderful. Spry, very funny and slyly political. File under 'essential viewing'.

  • Reflections in a Golden Eye

    Reflections in a Golden Eye


    A bizarre film for sure but a pretty faithful adaptation of McCullers' novel. Definitely gets the Southern Gothic tone right. There are scenes here you don't expect to see in a 1960s studio film (note - it came out in 1967 - the year Mark Harris focuses on in his brilliant book Scenes from a Revolution about the birth of the New Hollywood). Worth watching also for the unusual golden palette, Brando and Taylor of course, as well as Robert Forster's feature film debut.