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REVIEW: Rebecca (2020)

While remakes and reboots are – perhaps deservedly so – controversial, literary adaptations are more complicated. The problem can come when there is one particular adaptation of a novel which is considered ‘classic’ or ‘definitive.’ That is very much the case with Daphne Du Maurier’s…

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BFI COMEDY GENIUS: Sightseers (2012)

The second strand of Showroom Cinema’s BFI Comedy Genius season is Contemporary British Comedy – an exploration of quintessentially British wit, expect a bitter twist and a sprinkling of social realism delivered by the British stars of today (and tomorrow). Kicking off this strand was Ben Wheatley’s…

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REVIEW: Free Fire (2017)

As proven with his already impressive slate of films, British director Ben Wheatley has a unique, creative and wonderful vision. With a cast as impressive as this one, a proven knack for retro flair as demonstrated in 2016’s insanely brilliant ‘High-Rise’, and a singular location…

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REVIEW: High Rise (2016)

To say I had high expectations for this film would be an understatement. For one, JG Ballard is my favourite writer (my son is even named after him), and I was excited to discover it would be Ben Wheatley taking helm of the adaptation –…