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  • Marshal Tito's Spirit

    Marshal Tito's Spirit

    ★★★½

    Vinko Brešan, directs this Yugoslav comedy, Marshal Tito’s Spirit, 90 minutes in length, focusing on the sightings of the deceased dictator of Yugoslavia, Josef Tito.

    Bresan, immediately clearly, is no satirist on the level of his fellow countryman and then contemporary Emir Kusturica and some of the acting here is wooden, the joke, if longer running, could have neared threatening repetition and there are one or two flatulence jokes and it seems a bit cheesy at times.
    It does however…

  • Captain Conan

    Captain Conan

    ★★★★

    Captain Conan

    Captain Conan is a war film directed by Betrand Tavernier, two hours long, starring Philippe Torreton as a violent French soldier with a record caught up in the first world war and its aftermath.

    One could easily begin Captain Conan, enjoying it as a battle orientated war film and it certainly delivers in regards to such scenes, but you might want to curb your expectations as after a certain point its not until later in the film they…

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    Dunkirk is a 100 minute action/war film directed by Christopher Nolan, it stars Tom Hardy and focuses on the British naval escape from Dunkirk during the second world war.

    Allow me to get something out of the way, I am not a fan of Christopher Nolan, I found Interstellar syrupy and condescending in its exposition, Memento and Insomnia, Inception as self-important crime films which consider themselves more than they actually are, I’ll take the old Batman films (Burton and…

  • Sleep Has Her House

    Sleep Has Her House

    Sleep has her house is a 90 minute experimental film directed by Scott Barely, it is a non-narrative film featuring no actors or dialogue.

    I confess, high-experimental cinema is an area of film I have left tragically unexplored, this was also my first Barely outing.
    While Fricke and Reggio are less immersive, the prior feels like he has more to say and you have more fun interpretating the images and ordering them and are well...generally brighter, more vibrant .
    I…