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the gift

The Gift dir. by

Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn(Rebecca Hall) have just moved and are out shopping when they bump into Gordo(Joel Edgerton), an old friend …

Strange Days dir. Kathryn Bigelow

Strange Days dir. by

Part of my 2015 Sci-Fi Experience. Made in the mid-nineties this is a film set in the final few days of 1999. …

Black Sea dir. Kevin Macdonald

Black Sea dir. by

Robinson has just been laid off. Let go. Fired. And with only a payment of around 8 grand. He is not a …

The Ghost by Robert Harris

The Ghost by

Adam Lang, ex-Prime Minister, is writing his memoirs. Or to be more honest, he needs a ghostwriter. Someone to do some research, …

A perfect spy - John le Carré

A perfect spy by

Group read with the Metafilter Book Club Magnus Pym is a British spy. But after the death of his father he suddenly …

Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway

Angelmaker by

Joe Spork is  mild mannered clockmaker. He wns and runs a shop fixing clockwork devices, from clocks to Victorian dirty toys. He …

inception

Inception dir. by

Hmmm, how to review a film where you really don’t want to talk about the plot because you might give stuff away… …

Max Payne dir. John Moore

Max Payne dir. by

I knew going to see this film that I’d be disappointed. Was a big fan of the game but I’d heard negative …

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

In Bruges dir. by

Ray and Ken are two Irish hit-men hiding out after a job. Hiding out in Bruges on orders from their boss, Harry. Ken is all set to relax and enjoy the medieval scenery and architecture. Visit the castles and churches. Harry says it is like fairy tale, coming in on the canal. Ray isn’t so sure of that, but when he comes upon a film shot he is much more interested.

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

We Own the Night dir. by

Bobby is a night club manager. It is the 1980’s, New York. Life is good. Until the day his brother comes calling. …