Super 8

Super 8 is cracking entertainment – tense, stylish, snappy and extremely loud. Produced by Spielberg and directed by JJ Abrams, it’s a cinematic mash-up, pitching the kids from Stand by Me onto the set of Cloverfield. Set in small town Ohio in the early seventies, a group of nerdy kids shooting their own zombie movie…

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Raiders of the Last Farms

This blog is not a sledgehammer; I prefer to praise those politicans who get it right rather than bash those who get it wrong. And I usually don’t wade into the generalist mire; I try to stick to specific issues around film-friendliness, or┬ápositive film incentive programmes that can contribute significantly to economic welfare. One of…

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