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Oscar 2015 Predictions

Oscars on Monday! (or Sunday for Americans). Same as last year – I’m giving you my predictions and wishes. Films I haven’t seen are marked with an asterisk (*). Who’s going to get the gold? Continue reading Oscar 2015 Predictions

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FILM REVIEW: Mr Turner

Mr Turner (Mike Leigh, 2014)

We’ve got a grunter! You will either laugh or cringe at Timothy Spall’s portrayal of British painter, J.M.W. Turner. Though he’s our protagonist, he is a rather disgusting man on the outer. He grunts endlessly, occasionally even throwing in the odd snort while he bangs someone against a bookcase. At that point I threw up in my mouth a little. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Mr Turner