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February 2016 Favourites

February was a very quiet month over here at the old Film Grimoire, and for that I sincerely apologise! Starting a new job is pretty hectic but so far it’s been a great experience in a field in which I really love working. February was a great month, but I think March will be even […]

Genre Grandeur: Romeo + Juliet (1996)

The theme of the Genre Grandeur for the month of June over at the wonderful Movierob was high school/teen romance movies. For my choice, I thought what better than the ultimate teenage romance story – that of Romeo and Juliet, as originally written by William Shakespeare in approximately the year 1595, but brought to life […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Martin Scorsese’sĀ The Wolf of Wall StreetĀ (2013) is based on a memoir of the same name by prolific, filthy rich ex-criminal Jordan Belfort. The film follows the events of the book, starting with Jordan as a beginner stockbroker. He’s hoping to become successful on Wall Street, when all of a sudden the big stockmarket crash of […]