film

Rogue One

So we went. Hard to find a suitable showing: neither of us can handle 3D with our glasses, let alone the vertigo that it gives me, and we had to go at an impopular time. This was in fact a good thing, because the cinema wasn’t over-full (though the foyer was, with kids waiting for

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Rereading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Not such a reading binge as Miss Marple or the Elemental Masters, though we had a film binge: all the films in the course of a couple of months, two a week on average. We started at the beginning –how cute they are!– and ploughed through all

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Skyfall

This is not really a review, just my thinking notes. Here be spoilers. If spoilers bother you, please see the film first. Also, it’s long. I’ve seen all the James Bond films, most of them more than once. I’m fully aware that James Bond is an annoying sexist bully (cue the “seduction” of Pussy Galore),

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Martijn en de magiër

(Post with a whole film!) This was one of my other half’s favourites when he was a child; I was a student then, at the same time too old and too young to watch a children’s film (also I was living in England when it came out, so I must have missed it completely). But

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The Singing Detective

All the girls were off to the Harry Potter premiere: Prima with BFF and BFF’s new boyfriend in another town, Secunda with two friends who she brought home in the small hours, Tertia with a large sprawling group and crashing at one of the gang’s house. So we thought we’d have a movie of our

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