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Alan Pavelin takes another look at:
Mulholland Drive

Jamie Garwood reviews:
The Comedian

Gail Spencer reviews:
The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears
Brittas Empire. Series 1 to 7.
Honour
White Dog
Nymphomaniac Volumes 1 & II
I Declare War
How to Survive a Plague
Diana
The Borderlands
Wake In Fright

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Salvo
Penthouse North

Howard Schumann reviews:
The Double Life of Veronique
The Captive

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The History Of Stunts In Moving Pictures

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Adrienne Watson reviews:
Frozen

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Teenage
Computer Chess
The Tunnel

Alan Pavelin reviews:
Once Upon A Time in Anatolia

Howard Schumann reviews:
Her
Philomena
All Is Lost
12 Years a Slave
Killer of Sheep
The Place Beyond the Pines

*****

Why are there always casino scenes in gangster films?

Alan Pavelin reviews:
The 57th BFI London Film Festival 2013


Jamie Garwood reviews:
Kelly + Victor

Howard Schumann reviews:
Fruitvale Station
The Attack
The Butler
Following Sean
Little Manhattan
The Way Way Back
Wonder Boys
Crystal Fairy
Mud


Alan Pavelin reviews:
The Portuguese Nun

Nigel Watson reviews:
The World's End



Chris Knipp reviews:
Django Unchained
Found Memories (Historias Que So Existem Quando Lembradas)
Now, Forager
21 Jump Street

Alan Pavelin reviews:
Beyond the Hills (Dupa dealuri)
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Mulholland Drive

Howard Schumann reviews:
The South (El Sur)
Anna Karenina
Cherry Blossoms (Kirschblüten - Hanami)
Even The Rain (También la lluvia)
Amour
Zero Dark Thirty
Les Misérables
Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (Bir zamanlar Anadolu'da)
A Late Quartet
Arbitrage
Life of Pi
Miss Bala
The Forgiveness of Blood (Falija e Gjakut)
Goodbye First Love (Un amour de jeunesse)

Alan Pavelin reviews:
Amour
The Master
The 56th BFI London Film Festival 2012

Howard Schumann reviews
Argo
The Master

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Let Fury Have The Hour

Johnson Thomas reviews:
Barfi
Jeena Hai toh Thok Daal
Heroine
OMG- Oh My God
Kamaal Dhamaal Malaamal
Resident Evil: Retribution

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Berberian Sound Studio
Casa de Lava
Anton Corbijn: Inside Out
Children of Paradise (Les Enfants du Paradis)

Howard Schumann reviews:
Oslo, August 31st
Reprise
Farewell, My Queen (Les adieux ŕ la reine)


Johnson Thomas reviews:
The Dark Knight Rises
Total Recall
Expendables 2
Ek Tha Tiger

Shirin Farhad ki toh Nikal Padi
Delhi in a Day
Finding Nemo (3D)
Broken Memory Shining Dust
Krishna Aur Kans
Jism 2
Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai
Step Up Revolution

Howard Schumann reviews:
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Searching for Sugar Man

Alan Pavelin looks at the Sight and Sound Critics' Poll 2012

Johnson Thomas reviews:
The Amazing Spiderman (IMAX 3D)
Cocktail
Intouchables (Les Intouchables)
Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter
Aik

Chris Knipp reviews:
 Rust and Bone
Take This Waltz
The Amazing Spider-Man
 Beasts of the Southern Wild

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Salute
Nostalgia For The Night
God Bless America
The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best


Jamie Garwood interviews Nancy Kanter, Disney Junior's Senior
Vice President of Programming.

Howard Schumann is back with these two reviews:
Moonrise Kingdom
Taking Sides

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Man On A Ledge
ill Manors
Arirang
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Jamie Garwood provides this insightful interview:
Bertrand Bonello - House of Tolerance - Q&A

Imogen Gemmel
reviews:
Spider-man Movies
The Cove

Dan Schneider reviews:
A Hard Days Night and The Song Remains The Same

Jamie Garwood interviews Mem Ferda about
his latest film role in Pusher.

Jamie Garwood reviews:
She Monkeys

Chris Knipp reviews:
The Cabin in the Woods
Post Mortem
Salmon Fishing in the Yeman
The Deep Blue Sea

The Hunger Games
Oslo

Jamie Garwood reviews:
The Iron Lady
The Story of Film: An Odyssey

Howard Schumann reviews:
Tyrannosaur
Norwegian Wood
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Children Who Chase Lost Voices From Deep Below

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Hunky Dory
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Chris Knipp reviews:
Chronicle
Man on a Ledge
Declaration of War

Rounders film review

Howard Schumann reviews:
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Pina
Monsieur Lazhar
Nightwalking
A Separation

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Boca
Midnight in Paris
Liverpool
The Nine Muses
Titanic 3D
Mother and Child including an interview with director, Rodrigo Garcia.
Life, Above All
Elite Squad

Alan Pavelin reviews:
The Artist

Dan Schneider reviews:
Color Me Kubrick

Howard Schumann reviews:
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Things I Don't Understand
The Artist
War Horse
Margin Call
Hugo
The Descendants
J. Edgar

Chris Knipp reviews:
Hugo
We Need to Talk about Kevin
Paul Goodman Changed My Life
A Burning Summer (Un été brűlant)
The Minister (L'Exercice de l'Étât)

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Parked
Poetry

Howard Schumann reviews:
The Way
The Ides of March

David Keenan reviews:
Midnight in Paris

From the archives:
Midnight in Paris reviewed by Howard Schumann
I Love Huckabees
Bangkok International Film Festival 2003
About A Boy

Jamie Garwood reviews:
The 55th BFI London Film Festival 2011

Howard Schumann reviews:
Intimate Grammer  (Ha'dikduk ha'pnimi)

Alan Pavelin reviews:
The 55th BFI London Film Festival 2011

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Weekend

From the archives, Jen Johnson reviews:
About A Boy

The Mentalist, Season 3 out now

Chris Knipp reviews:
George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Nigel Watson reviews:
Peter - A Portrait of a Serial Killer

Chris Knipp reviews:
Point Blank
(A bout portant)
Attack the Block


Dan Schneider reviews:
Blue Valentine
Wheel of Time

Howard Schumann reviews:
Outside Satan (Hors Satan)
Moneyball
Drive
Anonymous
Play
Win Win
Terri

Jamie Garwood looks forward to:
The London Film Festival


Mem
                                    Ferda in action.

Jamie Garwood interviews Mem Ferda


Jamie Garwood reviews:
In a Better World

Howard Schumann reviews:
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Another Earth

Chris Knipp reviews:
The Devil's Double
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Change-Up
Sarah's Key (Elle s'appelait Sarah)
US Companies involved in the Robotics Industry by Frank Tobe

Johnson Thomas reviews:
The Tree of Life
Singham

Shaun McDonald reviews:
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Socialisme
Life During Wartime

Howard Schumann reviews:
Life, Above All

Chloe Walker reviews:

Sunflower

Chris Knipp reviews:
Horrible Bosses
Giselle in 3D
Project Nim

Howard Schumann reviews:

Phil Ochs: There But for the Fortune

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Oranges and Sunshine
Deep End

Chloe Walker reviews:
American Beauty
Furious Love:
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and the Marriage of the Century Book review

Johnson Thomas reviews:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2

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Howard Schumann reviews:
Super 8

Alan Pavelin reviews:
The Tree of Life

Jamie Garwood previews the
Kicking and Screening Film Festival

Chloe Walker reviews:
Straight Talk

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Sawako Decides

Johnson Thomas reviews:
Red Riding Hood
5 ters: Castle of Dark Master

Murder 2
Chillar Party
Larry Crowne
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Delhi Belly
Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap

Chris Knipp reviews:
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Dan Schneider reviews:
Night Fright

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Ghosted
The Kingdom
Norwegian Wood

Howard Schumann reviews:
Beginners

New contributor Chris Knipp reviews:
Super 8
The Kid with the Bike (Le gamin au vélo)
United Red Army
Page One: Inside the New York Times

Jamie Garwood reviews:
West is West
I Am Number Four
Face to Face  (Faccia a Faccia)

Nigel Watson reviews:
Paul

Howard Schumann reviews:
Submarine
Tree of Life
Midnight in Paris
Meek's Cutoff

Johnson Thomas reviews:
The Resident
Green Lantern (3D)
Bhindi Baazaar Inc.
Always Kabhi Kabhi
Bheja Fry 2
A Strange Love Story
Ready
West Is West
Hanna
X-Men: First Class

Nigel Watson interviews Matt Baglio about
a new film 'The Rite', exorcism and possession:
The Rite Stuff

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Barney's Version
Storm Boy
Two in the Wave
Private London  by James Patterson, book review
The Hangover Part II
The Brothers
The Mechanic

Dan Schneider reviews:
Forgiving Dr. Mengele
Mr. Death: The Rise And Fall Of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.

Johnson Thomas reviews:
Fast and Furious 5
Water For Elephants
Beastly
Shagird
Love U... Mr. Kalakaar
Ragina MMS
Stanley Ka Dubba
404
Pyar Ka Panchnama
Kashmakash

Howard Schumann reviews:
Lebanon
The Conspirator
Restrepo
To the Sea (Alamar)
Jane Eyre
In A Better World
(Hćvnen) 

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Le quattro volte
Cold Weather
Something Borrowed
Abel
That's What I Am
Taxi Driver
A Screaming Man
Submarine
Blue Valentine
Source Code
Fire in Babylon
Black Swan
Louise-Michel

Howard Schumann reviews:
The Four Times (Le Quattro Volte)
Winter in Wartime
White Material
The Search

Johnson Thomas reviews:
The Lincoln Lawyer
The Adjustment Bureau
Game
F.A.L.T.U.

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Blooded
Passenger Side including an interview
with the film's director, Matthew Bissonette.

Howard Schumann reviews:
Leolo
The Lincoln Lawyer

5 tips for creating a great home movie

Dan Schneider reviews:
Three Documentaries: The Quantum Activist, Collapse, and The Edge Of Dreaming

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Of Gods and Men
Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Season 2, Volume 2

Howard Schumann reviews:
The Black Balloon
The Damned United
Friday Night Lights
Of Gods and Men

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Let Me In
Burn Notice - Season 3

Howard Schumann reviews:
The Adjustment Bureau
Biutiful

Shaun McDonald  reviews:
The Kids Are All Right
Still Life
(三 峡好人)

Jamie Garwood reviews:
I Am Number Four
West Is West including Q&A with the film's director.
Fish Hooks TV animation series

We are pleased to present reviews from Jaap Mees and Shaun McDonald who are both long-standing
supporters of this site. Still they have a lot to do to catch up with our regulars, Jamie Garwood and Howard Schumann.

Jaap Mees reviews:
Leaving Bahgdad

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Brighton Rock

Shaun McDonald  reviews:
Black Swan

Howard Schumann reviews:
Animal Kingdom
Blue Valentine

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Men on the Bridge

Shaun McDonald  reviews:
Waiting for Superman


Howard Schumann reviews:
Dogtooth
Incendies

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Winter's Bone
Certified Copy

Howard Schumann reviews:
Another Year
Howl
Somewhere

Dan Schneider reviews:
Twelve Monkeys

Gail Spencer reviews:
The Next Three Days

Howard Schumann reviews:
Black Swan
The King's Speech
The Fighter
Rabbit Hole

Jamie Garwood interviews the director of
Easier with Practice, Kyle Patrick Alvarez
and reviews:
Tron: Legacy

Howard Schumann reviews:
Waste Land
Scott Pilgrim vs The World
127 Hours
Ajami
Tokyo Sonata

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Everybody's Lady (La signora di tutti)
Easier With Practice

Howard Schumann reviews:
Greenberg
Fair Game
The Social Network

Dan Schneider reviews:
First Man Into Space

Howard Schumann reviews:
Hereafter

Daniel Sarath reviews:
The King's Speech
Catfish
Another Year

Jamie Garwood reviews:
West is West

Alan Pavelin reviews:
The 54th BFI London Film Festival 2010

Howard Schumann reviews:
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
(Loong Boonmee raleuk chat)
Around A Small Mountain  (36 vues du Pic Saint Loup)
Dear Prudence  (Belle epine) 

New DVD release:
How About You

Gail Spencer reviews:
The Social Network
Mona Lisa
I Spit on Your Grave

Jamie Garwood reviews:
The Other Guys
Small Time

Howard Schumann reviews:
Poetry (Shi)
The Strange Case of Angelica  (O Estranho Caso de Angélica)

Nigel Watson reviews:
Happy Tears

Howard Schumann reviews:
Armadillo
The Sleeping Beauty (La Belle Endormie)
Never Let Me Go

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Greenberg
London 2010 Raindance Festival Films

Nigel Watson reviews:
Waterloo Road Series 5 DVD
ARN: The Knight Templar

Dan Schneider reviews:
Encounters at the End of the World

Howard Schumann reviews:
The American
Looking For Eric
The Story of the Weeping Camel (Die Geschichte vom weinenden Kamel)

Out on DVD:
Gossip Girls. Season 3
The Killer Inside Me

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Dogtooth
Salt
Sons of Cuba
Metropolis
Ralph Ziman Jamie interviews director of Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema

Howard Schumann reviews:
Eat Pray Love
Babies
The Secrets (Ha-Sodot)

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Loving Memory
Undertow (Contracorriente)
Eccentricities of a Blonde Haired Girl
Animate a new album by The Black Soul Strangers
Knight and Day
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Toy Story 3

Dan Schneider reviews:
Gesualdo: Death for Five Voices
Bluebeard

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Nigel Watson reviews:
Le Grand Jeu
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Gail Spencer reviews:
The Killer Inside Me

Jamie Garwood reviews
Iron Man 2
The Infidel
Winter in Wartime
Give 'Em Hell Malone
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time

Gail Spencer reviews:
Robin Hood
Sex and the City 2

Jamie Garwood reviews:
44 Inch Chest
Kick-Ass

Gail Spencer reviews:
A Nightmare On Elm Street: 2010

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Gentlemen Broncos

Dan Schneider reviews:
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver

Jamie Garwood reviews:
Date Night
Law Abiding Citizen
The Men Who Stare At Goats
How To Train Your Dragon

Gail Spencer reviews:
On Dangerous Ground

Dan Schneider reviews:
I Am Legend
The Departed

Jamie Garwood reviews:
The Wolfman
Taking Chance
There's Always Tomorrow

Sunny Nersian reviews:
Gala Opening of Westfield London Vue Cinema
Freestyle
Alice In Wonderland

A Breath of Fresh Air on Country Channel TV by Robert MacDougall Davis

Jamie Garwood reviews:
The Goods
Letter from an Unknown Woman
House (Hausu)
Broken Embraces
The Hangover
Toy Story 2 - 3D version
Mixtape nominated for a BAFTA
Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy

Chloe Walker reviews:
Vacancy
Valentine's Day
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Legally Blonde
Sherlock Holmes
The Fly

New contributor
Dan Schneider reviews:
King of New York
For All Mankind
El Cid
If
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

Gail Spencer writes about the recent 17th Raindance film festival in London
and reviews:
American: The Bill Hicks Story

Howard Schumann, our incredible phantom of the cinema, reviews:
Moon
Food, Inc
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Brothers Bloom
The Limits of Control

Mamma Mia!
Doubt
Dead Man's Shoes
Dark City
2012: Science or Superstition


Danny Parker reviews:
Ghost Town
IGOR
Eagle Eye
Drag me to Hell
Night at the Museum 2
Angels and Demons
Taken

Emma Farley looks at:
Let the Right One In
(Lĺt den rätte komma in)
Kate Winslet's Road to Success
From Book to Big Screen
Don't Forget The Breakfast Club
Audrey Hepburn: The Fairest Lady
Teen Speak: Do Teen Movies Still Put Bums on Seats?


Alan Pavelin reviews:

The Taking of Power by Louis XIV

The Man From London
The Art of Andrei Tarkovsky
Silent Light
Obituary for Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni
The Tarkovsky Companion


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Steven Gerard Farrell, M.A., assistant professor at Greenville Technical College
looks at:

Galloping Gallagher Deserves the Gallows: The Irish Rogue on the Silver Screen
and
Mickey Machine Gun Is Back! The return of the Irish American gangster to the silver screen.



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Film director Anthony Minghella's death (18 March 2008) reminds us
of Jaap Mees' extensive interview with him several years ago. On the same day the science
fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke also died. He will be best remembered for anticipating the use of
communications satellites, and for his collaboration with Stanley Kubrick in the creation of 
2001: A Space Odyssey. See Nigel Watson's article Two Views of 2001 and his article about 
Clarke's Minehead home town.

Peter Tonks reviews:
Volver
Intimate Strangers
A Prairie Home Companion
Cul de Sac
A Very Long Engagement (Un long dimanche de fiancailles)
Hollywoodland

Nigel Watson writes about:
Evening
The Thing From Another World
Growing Up and Keeping Safe a new CD-ROM for children

Film Censorship - Some Notes which includes a few classroom activites and debating points

There are a bewildering variety of digital cameras & camcorders on the market today, to help you select the right camera see our latest article:
Things to Look For in a Digital Camcorder – Some Thoughts

Sharon Casey reviews:
The Magic Flute

Kayleigh Lewis reviews:
American Gangster

Roger Burton examines the reality and fiction used in: 
Monster

Shaun McDonald contributes:
A Scanner Darkly
Dumplings (Gaau Ji)
Panic Room
Destricted
Louis Bunuel - Religion, Sex and Politics
Sound in the Films of David Lynch

Louise Causon reviews:
Halloween

Jack Gibson, reviews:
Intolerable Cruelty
Walking Tall
Scarface

Carina Platt reviews:
The Man Who Fell To Earth

Cody Cagle adds to our Thomas the Tank Engine debate
 


Gauche Encounters   Bad films and the UFO Mythos by Martin Kottmeyer. This is a classic and much quoted essay that has never been published before. I'll be adding some pictures to this soon.
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