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Two New Releases I Didn’t Enjoy: The Snowman (2017); Justice League (2017)

I’ve been seeing lots of films at the cinema recently! But amongst the many hits, there can also be some significant misses. Here are brief, paragraph-long reviews on two films I saw recently, which I’d rather not spend any more time on, to be honest; and you shouldn’t either.

A Timely Blogathon: Slow West (2015)

Originally posted on MovieRob:
This post is the next entry in this month’s A Timely Blogathon being run by Anna of Film Grimoire and myself.  This review of Slow West (2015) is by Kira of Film & TV 101. Check out her site which is filled with recipes, podcasts and movie reviews galore! Tnx for…

Blindspot 2015: Shame (2011)

A film that was on my blindspot list (and shame list, ironically) for too long, Shame (2011) is a confronting and emotionally raw masterpiece by director Steve McQueen. Brandon (Michael Fassbender) lives a very private existence in New York City, a carefully maintained lifestyle that allows him to indulge in his sex addiction. However this […]

Frank (2014): “I love you all.”

A quirky comedy-drama about music, authenticity and nonsense, Frank (2014, dir. Lenny Abrahamson) tells the story of the best band in the universe that no one has heard of yet – Soronprfbs. Jon Burroughs (Domnhall Gleeson) is a man in search of a band, a man who has a lot to say musically but no […]

Genre Grandeur: 300 (2007)

Another month goes by, and it’s time for the excellent Genre Grandeur over at MovieRob! The theme for August was war films, and I chose a film about a different kind of war; that is, the Battle of Thermopylae that occurred during the Persian Wars in Ancient Greece. There have been lots of amazing reviews […]