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Sir Dickie takes the Big Sleep

Sir Dickie takes the Big Sleep

With the summer gone, it is time to take stock of some of the summer movies, for whose sake I have sadly neglected the arthouse fare: it is my one chance of the year to catch up with popular cinema, as Ipswich Film Theatre tends to revert to one-show-a-night at 7.30, too early for a […]

Seven Days a Week

Seven Days a Week

Last week I saw two very different films, both built around the concept of one week’s events, and both using the days of the week as chapter titles up on the screen.   The first was Jaume Balagueró’s psychological horror, Mientras duermes (SleepTight), available to view on Amazon Prime, if you have that.  The horror […]

Summer Madness

Summer Madness

I wrote this in the midst of this summer’s seemingly unending cycle of effects movies.  I have been to see Tom Cruise in Oblivion, Robert Downey Jr in Iron Man Three, and the new Star Trek film, Into Darkness, with Benedict Cumberbatch, apparently the new thinking woman’s crumpet, as the solidly intense centre of an […]