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Edie : It’s Never Too Late

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The unexpected success of the Hotel Marigold films  gave rise to the belief that there is an audience for films starring veteran British actresses who have been sidelined to small cameo roles. However they cannot stand alone on skills of the sublime talent in front of the camera alone, there needs to be a decent … Continue reading



After The Wedding : life is never the same again

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  American filmmaker Bart Freundlich’s remake of Danish director Susanne Bier’s Oscar-nominated 2006 film After the Wedding, doesn’t just gender-swap the leads but also provides a role as a powerful business women for his wife Julianne Moore. This however is a patchy melodrama that somehow ensures there is no real surprises in the plot twists … Continue reading



Driveways : the forming of an intergenerational friendship

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  For his sophomore feature film director Andrew Ahn took a great leap from his award-winning debut. Spa Night was an exceptional coming-out story of a young Korean/American man who was confused at having a foot in different cultures and as such Ahn’s sympathetic and nuanced tale was a refreshing take on it all. Driveways … Continue reading



Barbara Rubin and The Exploding NY Underground

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  This is a rather conventional documentary of a filmmaker who was anything but.  Barbara Rubin exploded on the New York underground scene  as a teenage when  in 1963 her Uncle asked Jonas Mekas a Lithuanian filmmaker known as the godfather of American avant-garde cinema to give her a job. He was more than happy … Continue reading



Bathtubs over Broadway : the secret world of Industrial Shows

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  Thank goodness there are still a handful of obsessive compulsive eccentrics in the world who both enlighten and delight us all with some fascinating project that we would otherwise never ever know about.   Steve Young a head writer on David Letterman’s TV Show had created a segment for the Late Night Host where he … Continue reading



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