Monthly Archives: June 2015

Half Way There: The Best Films of 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road Discovering the Mad Max films, this year have been a true revelation because of their unique protagonist and vision of a post-apocalyptic world. Fury Road reinvents not only the Mad Max series, but also the western … Continue reading

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Concise Review: Frost/Nixon (2008)

Frost/Nixon is many things. Firstly, it is an important document of the strength of television and by extension the visual medium. Secondly, it chronicles the toppling of a Titan, who is all too human, in his self- loathing, tiredness and … Continue reading

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Brief Examination: F for Fake (1973)

F for Fake, the last film that Orson Welles made is a witty, poignant and fascinating examination of the nature of charlatanism and art. While one could spill ink on the reading that it is cinematically revolutionary, on the count … Continue reading

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Review: Inherent Vice (2015)

There are some films that challenge the film reviewer, whether by breaking the objective barometer in which he uses as his primary instrument in assessing a picture. Or the film in question can be dense, elusive, yet fascinating that one … Continue reading

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A Personal Tribute: Christopher Lee

Yesterday, cinema at large had lost its truest patron saint. Christopher Lee was a gentleman, a tireless advocator of often ridiculed genre fare and a talented actor in a career that had spanned nearly seventy years. It is this second point … Continue reading

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Review: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

The Mad Max films at their heart have always consisted of impressive set pieces surrounding a bleak world where gasoline and material possessions were the basic desires. And at the centre of these films was a man who lost his … Continue reading

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Review: Ex Machina (2015)

Ex Machina throughout its hundred-minute run time is like watching a chess game and seeing a Matryoshka doll set unfold before your very eyes. It is not content with letting you think at one level. You see one action, you reflect, … Continue reading

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