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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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A recent development at LoveFilm is the decision to drop the limit for subscribers’ online viewing. It used to be four hours maximum per month, which is just two films. Of course, you’re required to pay for a couple of … Continue reading

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It’s come to my notice that I haven’t posted any Popcorn for a while so here’s this, Last evening, I thought I’d take a chance on Jamon, Jamon, released in 1992. The sub-titles in the opening credits promised A Tale … Continue reading

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I like watching films on the iPad. O, the tiny screen! But what you lose in impact you gain in intimacy. I started a list which can be found on the popcorn page. I see the BBC are showing The … Continue reading

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More films to watch on an iPad. I remember almost thirty years ago a workmate telling me about this great black and white film he’d caught on TV, about four desperate men transporting two truckloads of volatile nitroglycerin, over three … Continue reading

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