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Favourite films – We Need to Talk About Kevin

With Halloween lurking just days away, it is the traditional time for candy to be stockpiled, lanterns to be carved out of pumpkins (or turnips when I were a lad), and children to be draped in sheets and sent out plastic bucket in hand trick or treating.

So in the spirit of the season, as the night reclaims the evenings, I thought Id offer an alternative Halloween horror movie selection from norm. There are no ghosts, vampires, werewolves, of demons to be found in Lynne Ramsays 2011 adaptation of Lionel Shrivers novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, and it may make you think twice about opening your door to any neighbourhood kids. Ever. Continue reading

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New on DVD and Blu Ray – Only Lovers Left Alive

Out now on UK DVD 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.