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  • The Intouchables

    The Intouchables

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    This film is absolutely majestic.

    A thoroughly enjoyable and heartfelt depiction of a true life story - with an incredibly witty script, oodles of charm, emotional kicks and divine cinematic scope.

    I don't think Ludovico Einaudi and Earth, Wind and Fire have ever sounded as great together. Perhaps analogous of the two lead characters, who come from completely different worlds and should never meet...but somehow manage to blend perfectly.

  • They Shall Not Grow Old

    They Shall Not Grow Old

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    That transition from the black + white archive footage to the colour restoration though...

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  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

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    So i was browsing in my local HMV in the new release section, and my eyes caught a gaze on a certain Blu-Ray. I was transfixed on the artwork for a film called 'The Handmaiden'. I instantly picked it up, read that it was the latest feature film by Park Chan-wook and instantly made it to the till points rather gleefully with my copy of the movie.
    The reason I was so excited to watch this was because I had…

  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

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    β€œThis is the girl...”

    It’s hard to believe now that the potential life of Mulholland Drive was cast into the shadows by studio executives. Originally shot as a TV pilot, David Lynch had is work turned away, dismissed and tossed onto the scrap heap - that is until Lynch decided to have a go at tweaking the script and making it into a feature-length film.
    One can only imagine how Mulholland Drive would have translated to series form, and how…