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50 years, 50 films Vol II: The Apartment (1960)We reverse our way into a great, often black comedy by the immortal Billy Wilder
- July 26, 2014, 17:36
Movie quiz for July 25thIf this post were a musical it would be Les Quizerables.
- July 25, 2014, 01:09
Groan! Pant! Thump! Zzz! It’s 50 Shades of GreyThe trailer for the adaptation of E L James's mucky book is with us. But do we care?
- July 24, 2014, 16:29
Farewell, Dora BryanThe croaky voiced star of A Taste of Honey has left us at 91
- July 23, 2014, 22:21
Inherent Vice avoids Toronto and VenicePaul Thomas Anderson's take on the Thomas Pynchon novel touches down in New York
- July 22, 2014, 20:44
Oh Lord. We have odds on the 2015 best picture OscarsA major bookie already has Boyhood and Foxcatcher down as the films to beat.
- July 20, 2014, 19:14
50 years, 50 films Vol II: The Innocents (1961)We move backward through the last hundred years to encounter a classic adaptation of Henry James's The Turn of the Screw
- July 19, 2014, 19:29
Oh leave Universal horror aloneIrritating news emerges that the studio intends to reinvent its great monsters sequence as a contemporary "franchise".
- July 18, 2014, 18:46