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Rocketman : Elton John enjoys a moment of self love

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  Rocketman, the tumultuous story of spangly superstar Elton John is a biography, a musical and a showcase of his back catalogue. A failure at one of them is saved by an outstanding achievement in the other two.  Reginald Dwight (Taron Egerton) born a suburban nobody, changes his name to Elton John and leaves behind … Continue reading



Pasolini : on his last days

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  After premiering at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals back in 2014 Abel Ferrara’s movie ‘Pasolini’ has for some unknown reason has been stuck on a shelf somewhere until now.  However now Kino Lorber the distributor of  indie and art house movies has released the film to select US movie theaters. It’s the story … Continue reading



The White Crow ; the story of the original Bad Boy of Ballet

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  For his third time behind the camera the two time Academy Award nominated actor Ralph Fiennes has tackled the story of the defection to the West of Rudolph Nureyev the Russian who was one of the greatest dancers of all time. With a script by two time Academy Award nominated writer David Hare, this … Continue reading



Mapplethorpe

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  Filmmaker Ondi Timoner’s spirited attempt to capture the very essence of the sheer genius who was Robert Mapplethorpe in this new scripted biopic, sadly leaves us asking for more. In the two decades of his short life that are portrayed by Matt Smith playing the troubled photographer shows a self-centred man who could manipulate … Continue reading



Wild Nights With Emily

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  Despite the title of this rather odd comic take on the life of the celebrated 19th Century American poet Emily Dickinson (Molly Shannon) it appears that Emily’s nights were far from wild. Although accordingly to this decidedly un-academic history, she did have her moments which would shock any serious scholars of her work.  This … Continue reading



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