W.E

I just watched Madonna’s W.E, the Wallace Simpson biopic she launched at Cannes a few years back. I say watched; I actually sat on the couch by the fire, scooting through Facebook and checking emails, with half an eye on the film. About it’s level, to be honest. It’s a very beautiful film mostly; the…

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Disconnect

If you’ve “liked” Louis CK’s rant about smartphones recently, you’ll also enjoy Disconnect. Well, maybe enjoy is a strong word. It’s basically a grim tale about cyber crime and identity theft and online bullying and the tendency these days for us to play out our lives via the internet with no thought to the consequences….

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Welcome to the Punch

Welcome to the Punch had lots of promise – a really awesome A-list Britpack cast, great London locations, a few well-staged chase scenes and noisy gun fights. But the plot is convoluted and it just isn’t that engaging. I fell asleep in the middle, and that’s about that.

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