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And the nominees for best director are…

So, in the elaborate, ethereal and high maintenance stratosphere of film, I am on a quest to find the ultimate director...and to also understand why Kathryn Bigelow was the first (and to date, only) female to win an Oscar for best director. I like to think of the director as the parent of the film, or legal guardian if you will; they nurture its development and shape the direction in which it travels. They ...

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Upcoming Releases for February 7th, 2014

The amount of films released in any month to cinema can be a large range, anything from as little as six films, to possibly as many as twenty plus films. It’s always difficult to know what films are likely to interest you, and sometimes the most interesting films will be the smallest released. Last month, I released an article with several suggestions for January. The reason I released one article dedicated ...

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Upcoming Releases for January in 2014

The amount of films released in the cinema in any month can be anything from as little as six films, to possibly as many as 20 or more films. It’s always difficult to know which films are likely to interest you, and sometimes the most interesting films can have the smallest releases. Here are just some suggestions for January. The Legend of Hercules: The first major action film of 2014. This American action ...

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What I’m Listening To: Holly Walker – Hurt Me

After most recently featuring on Maribou State’s track Tongue, (released on Southern Fried Records back in the summer and reviewed by us here) London-born singer and songwriter Holly Walker has been hard at work on her debut album, uploading first track Hurt Me onto SoundCloud last week. As a classically trained pianist with a distinct voice, Walker has already built a loyal following via previous independe ...

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What I’m Listening To: Ben Pearce ‘What I Might Do’ (Karma Kid Remix)

Ben Pearce’s summer track What I Might Do has been a chart success since it’s release on MTA/Mercury Records back in August. Made popular from its use on Tesco’s September F&F adverts, the original has seen a fair amount of remixes and reworks from a range of DJs, including Harry Wolfman, Adam Shelton and Bonar Bradberry. Its catchy lyrics, quivering background bass and smooth synth patterns create the ...

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