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Café Society – Review

Early on in Café Society, Woody Allen’s 47th film, Jesse Eisenberg’s character meekly hires a prostitute. It’s his first such transaction, and he’s edgy. When she finally arrives, he’s gone off the...
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News of the Week – 26th Feb 2016

The Weekly Report All news contained herein corresponds to the world of film. The Weekly Report will seek to cover general film news that has emerged over the last seven days. Berlinale 2016 As...
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Top 10 Actor-Directors

Alfred Hitchock, regarded by many as the greatest director of all time, once said he thought “all actors should be treated like cattle”, which gives you a good idea as to why the auteur and the talent...

Irrational Man – CFF Review

Irrational Man is a typically adroit Woody Allen hybrid. What begins as a Manhattan-esque love triangle segues quickly into Manhattan Murder Mystery crime-solving capers, with a heavy dose of moralistic...
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Top 10 Parody Films

What constitutes a parody film? This is an interesting question. If a film takes a set of tropes and engages with them academically, as in Paul Thomas Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love and Robert Altman's The...

Blue Jasmine – Review

In Woody Allen's latest cityscape, a listless San Francisco plays host to the ghosts of New York. What is perhaps most impressive about Blue Jasmine is its seamless integration of psyche and structure....