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30 October 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK Blue Velvet (1986) was a shocking film when it came out and remains a shocking film. A weird blend of psychological horror and neo-noir, it reveals a world of violence and sexual depravity lurking beneath the [cont'd.]

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23 October 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK Apostasy (2017) is a modest British film that takes us inside the closed world of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, not in a gawping, sensationalist way but with sympathy and understanding. A debut by writer/director Daniel Kokotailo, based [cont'd.]

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16 October 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK Jackie Brown (1997) is the Quentin Tarantino film for people who don’t much care for Tarantino’s films. Instead of the usual overload of verbal tricks and popular culture riffing, coupled with comic-book violence, this one has a [cont'd.]

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9 October 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK A model Swedish family go on a week’s skiing holiday in the Alps. One day they are sitting eating lunch on the balcony of a typical mountain restaurant when an avalanche – controlled, but perhaps not [cont'd.]

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2 October 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK If you like gangster films, and you have plenty of time on your hands, don’t miss Casino (1995). Directed by Martin Scorsese and co-written by Nick Pileggi (who also collaborated with Scorsese on Goodfellas), it offers [cont'd.]