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Whatever Works (or not, as the case may be)

Woody Allen’s 34th film as writer and director was heralded in many quarters, at the time of its 2009 pre-release, as a long overdue return to the auteur’s under-indulged comedic roots. Apparently an updated rewrite of a dusted down discarded … Continue reading

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Splatter!

For your amusement and edification, my ten favourite horror movies . . . 10. The Amityville Horror (1979): A story with a murky gestation, to be sure – but it would hardly have taken America by storm if it hadn’t … Continue reading

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