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Reel criticism

Nigel Andrews, film reviewer for the Financial Times, did a brutal takedown of the new George Clooney film “The American” in Wednesday’s paper. It concludes “The final scene, striving for tragic consummation but more redolent of an ersatz-bucolic TV commercial … Continue reading

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Film Review: The International

Some muppet on Radio 4 called this “a Bourne movie without Matt Damon.” Yeah, right. It’s a Bourne movie with out MD, without a director one tenth as good as Paul Greengrass, or writers like Tony Gilroy and George Nolfi, … Continue reading

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Reading through some old Prospects, I stumbled across a wonderful review of Zack Synder’s delirious film “300″ by the critic Mark Cousins (this may be him. Er no, I’m leaving that link in cos the guy sounds interesting, but I … Continue reading

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