Film bits and bobs

Shutter Island (2010)

First published by EyeforFilm It is 1954, in the Boston Harbour Islands. A ferryboat emerges from a thick mist, as belowdecks a man is puking his guts out. This sequence … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Nathalie… (2003)

First published by Movie Gazette The complicated dynamics of the relationship between husband, wife and lover have been explored time and time again by French cinema, but director Anne Fontaine … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Samurai (2014)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks “Everybody knows everybody. Everybody making sure no-one steps out of line. Did you never want to leave?” Just passing through in the evening on … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son (2011)

Review first appeared in Sight & Sound, April 2011 Synopsis: Atlanta, Georgia. FBI agent Malcolm Turner is overjoyed that his alma mater, Duke University, has just accepted his stepson Trent … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment


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