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This time of year….

….I’m feeling stretched like Jennifer Jason Leigh in The Hitcher (1986). I watched The Hitcher for the first time in over 20 years the other night, a film which I loved back in the day. I was a bit scared … Continue reading

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The Mist (2007)

I can’t resist a Stepehen King film adaptation, it is one of my great weaknesses and has accounted for many wasted hours in my life. I had already voiced my excitement about Frank Darabont’s film adaptation of Stephen King’s novella … Continue reading

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No Country for Old Men, or the end of cinema

Let me ask you something. If the rule you followed brought you to this, of what use was the rule? This is the question I would ask of the Coen Brothers after watching this film. The rule in my mind … Continue reading

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