Tag Archives: Film Reviews

For me “It’s” quite clear

I can’t begin to explain the joy I get from Nancy Meyers’ films. She does middle class dinner scenes of people laughing and drinking wine better than anyone! Her films make you want to dive through the screen into this … Continue reading

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5 mini-reviews from a critic catching up

A Curtain Raiser [Francois Ozon, 2006] Probably the best of these five films I’m reviewing. Bruno (The charming Louis Garrel) and his friend Pierre (Mathieu Amalric) are waiting in Bruno’s apartment for his girlfriend to arrive. Bruno previously told her … Continue reading

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2010: A year in film

So here they are folks; the winners of the ten categories. (If you want to familiarize yourself with the nominees, you can do so here) It should be noted that in each category there was more than one nominee I … Continue reading

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A lacklustre holiday

I’d wanted to see this and since it was on TV I took the opportunity. I was hoping for some laughs and a pretty French location, I got pretty locations but hardly any laughs. This film is let down by … Continue reading

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“Stardust Memories” review

Right of the bat I’d have to recommend that you see Federico Fellini’s “8 ½” before viewing this. Allen’s film parallels Fellini’s, although that being said, both films are quite different. This is an Allen film through and through. He … Continue reading

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“The Ghost Writer” review

  A writer (Played by the competent and easy to watch Ewen McGregor) is hired to help write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang.  But things aren’t as simple as all that when McGregor starts to think … Continue reading

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“Solino” review

I don’t feel like this breaks too much new ground. The tone is very familiar. It feels a bit like “Cinema Paradiso”. Which isn’t a bad thing, but don’t go in expecting things you haven’t already seen. Although it does … Continue reading

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