Tag Archives: 9/10

Review – Darkest Hour

One of the most famous individuals of the 20th century, Winston Churchill, is the focus for the new historical drama Darkest Hour – with director Joe Wright. Set in a 3 week period during 1940, we see Churchill coming to power and near immediately facing the pressures from his own party to seek a potential compromise with the German army,

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Review – Life of Pi

Ang Lee’s 2012 film Life of Pi is based on the book of the same name (released in 2001 by author Yann Martel) and tells the tale of a young man that survives a shipwreck, only to find himself on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, with a screenplay by David Magee. Pi – Born Piscine Molitor Patel (named after

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Review – Pan’s Labyrinth

It’s time for P in the Alphabet Challenge, and the spanish fantasy drama Pan’s Labryrinth (or El Laberinto del Fauno in its actual language).  The film is both written and directed by Guillermo Del Toro (Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak, Hellboy). The film is set in the year after the Spanish civil war and follows the story of a young girl called

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Review – Jackie Brown

Quentin Tarantino’s third film Jackie Brown is the film we go to for ‘J’ in this year’s Alphabet challenge. The film, based on Elmore Leonard’s book Rum Punch came out in 1997 and was the first film that the director made that was not an original creation of his own work. The film centres on Jackie Brown (played by Pam Greer),

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