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MovieRob’s 007 December Blogathon: Casino Royale (1967)
If you love James Bond as much as I do, you have to head over to MovieRob post haste, where a most excellent blogathon is taking place – the 007 December Blogathon. I wrote this review of Casino Royale (1967) for the blogathon, and there have been lots of great posts on some of the […]
Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013): “This movie has to be just like I dream it.”
Frank Herbert’s Dune is one of the most famous and groundbreaking science fiction novels of all time, and has a tumultuous film history. The story is quite complex, with thousands of years of history and lore to communicate, and an expansive story to fit its sweeping, bleak landscape. David Lynch attempted to translate it into […]
F For Fake (1975): Quick-shot review!
Kind of incomprehensible, yet quite profound, and also clearly a convenient vehicle for director Orson Welles’ blatantly huge ego, F For Fake (1975) is summarised by IMDb as “a documentary about fraud and fakery” – but it’s much more than that. It’s a multilayered film with a number of stories all happening at once: one […]