FlixChatter Review: BELFAST (2021)

I am drawn to films that are personal to the filmmaker, and when that said filmmaker is Sir Kenneth Branagh, well it adds another layer of intrigue. As the title says, the film is set in the capital of Northern Ireland. I'm not too familiar with the Troubles, that is the tumultuous period of ethno-nationalist …

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FlixChatter Review: SYNCHRONIC (2020)

Directed by: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead Written by: Justin Benson Starring: Anthony Mackie, Jamie Dornan, Ally Ioannides Coming off the critical success of The Endless (2017), Synchronic is the fifth collaboration between the directing duo of Benson and Moorhead. While not in the same universe as that of their previous 2 films (with 2012’s …

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FlixChatter Review: Anthropoid (2016)

I love historical-based films that really made you want to read more about the actual events. Anthropoid, based on the true story of Operation Anthropoid to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, is one such film. WWII history buffs would surely know about the 'Butcher of Prague' monster that was Heydrich. He's known as the main architect …

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January 2016 BLIND SPOT: Marie Antoinette (2006)

I have to confess that since I visited Paris a couple of years ago, I've become slightly obsessed with French history. Sofia Coppola's retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen promises a character study of the title role instead of a historical account that led to the fall of Versailles. I have no problem with that, after all I'm not expecting a documentary of …

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Weekend Roundup: Quick thoughts on BBC’s The Fall, ONCE (2006) & Blindspot Series Update

Happy Monday all! Hope you had a relaxing weekend. I didn't go to the movies but had time for some home cinema. My co-worker and I swapped dvds, I lent him Rocknrolla and he lent me ONCE, I think I got the better end of the bargain 😉 I saw Clueless on Friday and did …

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