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May
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True Grit

After the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, tenacious fourteen-year-old Mattie Ross has nothing but revenge on her mind. Determined to track down his killer, Mattie attempts to hire notorious U.S Deputy Marshall Rooster Cogburn, an aging, heavy drinking, one eyed gunslinger know for his constantly increasing body count. Reluctant at first, [...]

23
May
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Kill And Kill Again

Released in 1981 Kill And Kill Again was one of the first videos I remember renting and the first film to ever use “bullet time” special effects, later perfected and milked by The Matrix. A South African/American co-production it’s apparently a sequel to equally hard to find Kill Or Be Killed. Starring Karate champion James [...]

22
May
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Fish Story

Japan, 2012, a pensioner rides his electric wheelchair through the desolate streets of an abandoned town as a flaming comet heads for earth. With five hours until impact, the end of the world is immanent. Initially thinking he was alone, the old man comes across a record shop within which the owner and a customer [...]

22
May
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The London Nobody Knows

“Here one might say one finds the only true democracy, as all men are equal in the eyes of the lavatory attendant.” Suggs gave it a favourable mention in his brilliant book Suggs And The City, St Etienne’s Bob Stanley cites it as a direct influence on their own film Finisterre, and it’s become a [...]