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I’ve posted before how I’m in the habit of picking films to watch on Youtube. It’s free but it’s not at all easy. Finding good ones is usually down to luck and the idiosyncratic character of niche channel subscribers. But … Continue reading

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Popcorn resurrected. I see from my Pinterest pins that I’ve clocked up nearly 200 films since May, when I opened the account. All these had been found, randomly, on YouTube. A number of the earlier ones have been removed, which … Continue reading

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This blog hasn’t had much attention in the last couple of years but I thought it would be a pity to let it go. Early this year I began another blog which is more about me, however I hadn’t noticed … Continue reading

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A quick catch up on some films watched on an iPad. The Idiots Danish I came across this early Dogme 95 outing yesterday, listed on a random website as one of fifty most controversial films. However, I watched it several … Continue reading

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The Danish Dogme genre had me pondering, not for the first time, the difference between television and cinema. Investment, obviously, but, imagining a perfect world, is there anything else? The Italian film, Io Non Ho Paura (I’m Not Scared), is … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to everyone, wherever you may dwell. I don’t know about you but I can’t say how pleased I am to see the back of 2012, quite an odd, broken and unprosperous year, though, thankfully, the world didn’t … Continue reading

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In the wrong hands, The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life could be sickly sweet and over-sentimental. Thankfully, it’s French. The French, I feel, are gutsier movie makers. The story comes from a frequently drawn well. An average … Continue reading

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