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NAKED OPERA

This somewhat intriguing and totally bizarre documentary tells the very odd tale of Marc, a rotund man in his fifties, critically ill from a debilitating condition he has suffered with since childhood who is indulging himself for what may very well be the last time. He has somehow accumulated considerable wealth which seems at odds … Continue reading

NATE AND MARGARET

On paper Margaret and Nate’s friendship seems odd verging on highly unlikely.  She is a 52-year-old unmarried woman with an odd sense of style who cannot recall her last relationship and works in a Coffee Shop for minimum wage whilst she yearns to follow her dream of being a Stand Up Comic.  He is a … Continue reading

NEBRASKA

Old and dishevelled Woody Grant looks like he is on his last legs. Unemployed, crotchety and ornery, completely ignores his wife, and barely able to walk, but that doesn’t stop him being stubbornly determined to trek some 900 old miles by foot on a whim that he has won $1 million dollars.  He has received … Continue reading

NEVER LET ME GO

I’ve never been a fan of the supernatural but the buzz around this movie back in 2010 intrigued me sufficiently to want to see I would change my mind.  The story from the best selling novel that almost won Kazuo Ishiguro the Booker Prize, is about children who are reared with the sole purpose in … Continue reading

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

  In her third movie to date writer/director Eliza Hittman has shown a remarkable insight and understanding of teenage angst.  Hittman’s sophomore film was Beach Rats a LGBT coming-out story that  threw a different perspective on what is inevitably a difficult rite-of-passage for most gay youth.  It picked up several Awards including a Best Director … Continue reading

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