Category Archives: Film Posts

Film Posts 41 – The Big Short

It’s taken so long to get round to writing this post that I’d almost forgotten seeing The Big Short. The film deals with the financial crash of 2008, and particularly with three groups who saw it coming and set up … Continue reading

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Film Posts 40 – The Revenant

Who will like this film: Fans of Leonardo di Caprio Fans of suffering acting Fans of Leonardo di Caprio doing suffering acting for two hours, where every scene screams “give me an Oscar!” People who like trees People who like … Continue reading

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Film Posts 39 – Hail, Caesar!

I went in to this disposed to like it – I’ve loved most of the Coen Brothers’ films – and I got what I wanted. Hail, Caesar! is funny and crazy and affectionate for its subject of 1950s Hollywood, where stars … Continue reading

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Film Posts 38 – Room

Room spent little time in our local multiplex, hurriedly shouldered aside for 15 showings a day of the latest teen crowd-pleaser, so we saw this in the lovely Old Market Hall in Shrewsbury. The problem with writing about Room is that … Continue reading

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Film Posts 37 – Deadpool

Not a lot to say about Deadpool, since it’s weeks since I saw it, other than it was a fun couple of hours. It’s violent, profane, witty, knowing and spectacular in places. Ryan Reynolds has a lot of fun, including … Continue reading

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Film Posts 36 – Creed

I’ve been away from the blog for so long, it’s going to take a little while to catch up on the Film Posts. And I’ve now passed the 12 month mark for my Cineworld card, which is why I started … Continue reading

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Film Posts 35: Joy – 14th Jan, 2016

I rather like David O. Russell as a Director, even if he is inclined to quirkiness. Silver Linings Playbook was a surprise to me (I knew nothing about it, other than that it had been acclaimed) and I really enjoyed American … Continue reading

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