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Promo Promo: Spoon

NIcely shot promo for the new Spoon single "Do You?" from the new album "They Want My Soul" - due out on August 4th. Looking forward to that one.

Read our interview with Spoon here.

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Mud

Classy, slow burning character drama from Jeff Nichols, full of decent performances.


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20th Jul 2014

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Searching For Sugarman

Outstanding, intriguing, moving documentary about a deep black hole in the music industry.


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20th Jul 2014

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Trailer Park: Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal in a teaser for Dan Gilroy's LA noir Nightcrawler.

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20th Jul 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Hal Clapp vs.The Soft Pack

Bob Oderkirk interviews The Soft Pack, in the guise of Hal Clapp.

Bit late to the party on this one.

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19th Jul 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Promised Land

Smart, thought provoking drama from a Matt Damon/John Krasinski script. Well handled by Gus Van Sant.


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19th Jul 2014

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LAST FM: On heavy rotation

Currently playing at Chimp HQ:

The Thin Red Line

Beautiful, epic, poignant film in the endless churn of war. Beautifully shot, acted and directed.


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13th Jul 2014

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Rush

Gimmicky nostalgia flick, short on focus and tension. About as interesting as a Formula 1 race.


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12th Jul 2014

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Now You See Me

A total car crash of a script, held together by smoke and mirrors.


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7th Jul 2014

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Timecrimes

A mind bending time travel loop does a magnificent job of distracting you from an otherwise thin plot.


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7th Jul 2014

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Soul Mining Reissue

Still stands up as one of the greatest 80s records, it's good to see The The's 1983 classic getting some appreciation for the reissue. That piano solo? Surely one of the best things Jools Holland ever recorded... Good Guardian review 

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Transcendence

Promising sci-fi quickly morphs into hollow action in the hands of first time director Wally Pfister.


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4th Jul 2014

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Under The Skin

ScarJo plays the David Bowie role in Jonathan Glazer's unflinchingly old-fashioned sci-fi.


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28th Jun 2014

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No Country For Old Men

Intense cat and mouse chase between two incredibly well drawn characters.


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26th Jun 2014

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Sightseers

Confident, genre warping black comedy from Ben Wheatley. Not very likeable characters though.


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23rd Jun 2014

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The Deadly Game

Aka All Things To All Men. Stinking turd of a Brit thriller. From the producer of Kidulthood.


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22nd Jun 2014

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What Maisie Knew

Interesting, well performed indie take on bringing up a child …that jumps the shark at the end.


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21st Jun 2014

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Trailer Park: Lilting

Ben Whishaw and Cheng Pei Pei in the moving Sundance drama from Hong Khaou.

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20th Jun 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Enemy

Ominous, enjoyably pretentious theatrical Lynchian waffle. With double introspection duty from Jake Gylenhaal.


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17th Jun 2014

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Borrowed Time

Poor direction and terrible photography are just two of the problems sinking this Brit stinker.


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17th Jun 2014

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The Wolverine

Competent but forgettable solo super hero action. Was expecting a bit more from James Mangold.


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13th Jun 2014

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RIP Rik Mayall

The Young Ones/Blackadder star has died at 56.

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9th Jun 2014 - Add Comment - Tweet

Elysium

Well-executed dystopian sci-fi that manages to add up to less than the sum of its parts.


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9th Jun 2014

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Dallas Buyers Club

Well handled drama with a powerhouse performance from McRomcomedy. Tad long.


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8th Jun 2014

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Trailer Park: BoJack Horseman

Will Arnett, Aaron Paul and Alison Brie lend their voices to Netflix's first jump into the Adult Swim waters. Aug 22.

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Breathe In

Close-to-the-bone, occasionally ponderous midlife crisis drama from the Terrence Mallick of mumblecore.


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1st Jun 2014

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The Invisible Woman

Jane Campion-esque Dickens biog that never gets going - and overlooks the wonders on Nunhead.


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30th May 2014

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