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April 21, 2008 Matt Blake 0

Given it’s slightly unpromising premise – killer mutant cows, anyone? – Billy O’Brien’s 2005 film Isolation is actually a surprisingly effective little production. Ireland seems […]

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April 11, 2008 Matt Blake 0

Italian filmmakers often didn’t know quite where they were going with their sex films. Carnalita, directed by familiar character actor Alfredo Rizzo, is a case […]

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Red Road

March 31, 2008 Matt Blake 0

Red Road is a much heralded 2006 British thriller – or thriller of a kind – directed by Andrea Arnold, who won an Oscar for […]

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The River King

March 10, 2008 Matt Blake 0

The River King is a very different type of contemporary thriller to Killing Me Softly; clever, subdued, atmospheric and very, very cinematic. Also, strangely, it […]

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Killing Me Softly

March 10, 2008 Matt Blake 1

Killing Me Softly is a cheesy British thriller based on a second rate novel by second rate author Nicci French. Not that I’m necessarily against […]

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Sugar Colt

February 18, 2008 Matt Blake 0

There were an awful lot of correlations between the Spaghetti Western and the Spy Genre: They both came about at roughly the same time (the […]