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December 8th, 2015 The Belier Family, Eric Lartigau (2015) If you didn’t see this film at the French film festival, you’ll get another chance now – it’s your lucky day. Continuing my signing theme of this week it is a heartwarming film about a...

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July Flicks The Shipping News, Lasse Hallstrom (2001) This film is such suitable viewing for a wannabe writer, “It’s finding the centre of your story, the beating heart of it, that’s what makes a reporter”. Among other things, this is a story...

My. New. The. Then.

June 24th, 2015 Latest movie marathon My Afternoons with Margueritte, Jean Becker (2010). I like simple French films. I don’t need some fancy plot, a mind-bending mystery or drop-dead gorgeous stars. This is a film about the love of words, and the actions of...

Being. Certified. After. The. Edge

May 23rd, 2015 Part 2 So, the films for the week: Being There, Hal Ashby (1979). If you’ve seen Harold and Maude, this will come as no surprise. The premise is similar to a cross between Forest Gump and The Truman Show and leaves you questioning what is real...

The. Up. Waiting. A. Message

May 23rd, 2015 This week, I’m down one film because Arthur my video man, bless his cotton socks, put ‘The Line of Fire’ in the ‘Message in the Bottle’ DVD case, and I didn’t feel like an action film. So … The Notebook, Nick...

This. Venus. Sweet. Oh.

May 15th, 2015 This is Spinal Tap, Rob Riener (1984). As a musician, I can’t believe I had got to 45 and hadn’t seen this (scuse the pun). It was time to remedy that. There really are only are four words to say about this film “see it and...