Monthly Archives: November 2018

2018 Film Challenge: 46. Strictly Ballroom

I downloaded this towards the end of last year, after Kevin Clifton and Susan Calman did the routine inspired by it on Strictly. It’s a film that I’d caught bits of on TV on a few occasions, but I’d never … Continue reading

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2018 Film Challenge: 45. Ex Machina

I downloaded this after googling Alex Garland, to see what he’d been up to recently. I’ve been a fan of his since The Beach (the book, specifically), so am always interested in any writing work of his, whether it’s novel … Continue reading

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2018 Film Challenge: 44. All About My Mother

The last Almodovar film on the list. I really thought I’d seen it before, but I realised quite quickly that I’d confused it with Volver! They’re both Almodovar films that are mother-related and have Penelope Cruz in them, so y’know, … Continue reading

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2018 Film Challenge: 43. Nocturnal Animals

I really enjoyed this. It wasn’t quite what I’d expected, though not in a bad way. It was gripping and really tense at times. I didn’t actually write much down whilst watching it, though partly because I was engrossed in … Continue reading

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