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J.J. Connolly – Viva La Madness

Viva La Madness is a sequel to the author’s previous novel, Layer Cake. The tile Layer Cake is, in part, a metaphor / slang term for the illegal drug business, in particular cocaine dealing. The novel featured an unnamed protagonist … Continue reading

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Don’t Think – The Chemical Brothers in concert

Adam Smith is the first to admit that his debut feature film is not the easiest sell in the history of cinema. “There’s no real narrative strand,” says the director. “It’s 85 minutes long, it’s got paintballs exploding – and … Continue reading

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Kill List

If you look up reviews of Kill List, then the professional ones are almost universally postive (it’s currently 82% on Rotten Tomatoes) but if you look on the comments and forums there are a lot of negative comments out on … Continue reading

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Ken Korda

Ken Korda was probably the greatest British film director, and critic, of recent years producing the legendary Speeding On The Needlebliss back in the 90s and you can see his influence even now, such as in this year’s instant classic … Continue reading

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Alien Vault

Alien is basically my favourite film (well occasionally it’s Blade Runner but mostly it’s Alien). With Prometheus not far away it’s almost inevitable that publishers will be going back to the source material, the mother load, again. Alien Vault bills … Continue reading

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