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LFF Review – Why you should RSVP to The Invitation

Here is a thriller that effectively weaponises anxieties over social awkwardness turning a drawing room drama into a sustained note of escalating tension like 100 minutes of a nail scrapped down a blackboard. It is not a pleasant experience but also not easily forgotten. Continue reading

London Film Festival, Movies, Reviews

LFF review – The Duke of Burgundy

My review of Peter Strickland’s intoxicating new concoction The Duke of Burgundy has gone up on the Verite Film Magazine website, here’s the link. Playing at the London Film Festival and one of the strangest and sexiest films of the year.

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New on DVD and Blu Ray – Only Lovers Left Alive

Out now on UK┬áDVD and Blu Ray from the great Soda Pictures is Jim Jarmusch’s fantastic existential drone-rock vampire romance comedy Only Lovers Left Alive. Here is a link to my review of the film from last year’s London Film Festival for Verite.