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Pandaemonium *** (Linus Roache, John Hannah, Samantha Morton, Emily Woof) – Classic Movie Review 1699

Director Julien Temple is in his element in this imaginative and worthwhile 2000 British biographical drama as Frank Cottrell Boyce’s intelligent screenplay tells of youthful friendship and betrayal between two world famous poets at the […]

Sep, 21

Jude *** (1997, Christopher Eccleston, Kate Winslet) – Classic Movie Review 1696

A lugubrious-looking Christopher Eccleston is hugely gloomy in director Michael Winterbottom’s depressingly downbeat 1997 film version of the Thomas Hardy tragic romance yarn Jude the Obscure. Lovestruck stonemason Jude Fawley (Eccleston) pursues his cousin, Sue […]

Sep, 20

Topsy-Turvy **** (1999, Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Timothy Spall) – Classic Movie Review 719

What’s this? Writer-director Mike Leigh, of Secrets & Lies fame, not making a film that’s full of biting social comment? Surely some mistake? But no. Leigh had long nurtured the idea of making a film about […]

Jan, 19

Layer Cake **** (2004, Daniel Craig) – Classic Movie Review 660

Another day, another Brit crime thriller, but this one from 2004 is quite a lot better than most. Daniel Craig stars as a drug dealer, who’s made his pile and is planning to quit the cocaine […]

Jan, 10

Sunshine on Leith *** (2013, George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie, Peter Mullan, Jane Horrocks, Paul Brannigan, Freya Mavor) – Movie Review

Two Scots soldiers coming home from serving in Afghanistan link arms and dance and sing along the streets of Edinburgh’s old town. How gay is that? If you’re not expecting a musical, or if you’re […]

Sep, 27

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels **** (1998, Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones) – Classic Movie Review 120

The word is that writer-director Guy Ritchie’s London lowlife crime black comedy was intended to be a straight Quentin Tarantino-style gangland action thriller until actors Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham and Vinnie […]

Aug, 03


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