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April 2016 Favourites

April was another quiet month here at Film Grimoire, but I like to think of it as having a nice rest before Game of Thones starts and I type my fingers into oblivion as I rant about the episodes forever and ever. April was a pretty amazing month in terms of not just Game of […]

Thoughts On… Knight of Cups (2015)

Director Terrence Malick really is a master of experimental cinema – both in terms of experimental content and visual direction. His newest endeavour, Knight of Cups (2015), follows in the same vein as his previous films The Tree of Life (2011) and To The Wonder (2012). But does it live up to Malick’s reputation as […]

On Location: Wayne Enterprises

This is the one photo I’ve felt the most shame in taking as I looked like a total wanker taking a picture of Donald Trump’s stomping grounds. At the same time I couldn’t resist taking a photo of the building that featured as the billionaire secret superhero Bruce Wayne slash Batman’s place of business in […]

Thoughts On… American Psycho (2000)

Based on Bret Easton Ellis’ novel of the same name, American Psycho (2000) is a darkly humorous cult film starring Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman – Wall Street executive by day, ruthless murderer by night. In this film, we follow Patrick as he attempts to hide his violent tendencies and thirst for blood from his […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: American Hustle (2013)

Warning: I’m about to write something that might be really unpopular. David O. Russell’s¬†American Hustle¬†(2013) is an examination of the ups and downs of life as a hustler. We follow two con artists as they seek to work out their relationship with one another, as the biggest heist of their conning career escalates beyond their […]