FIW THOUGHTS: THE EAST

This isn’t academic writing, maybe not strictly film journalism, and there’s little trace of a style guide; it’s a conversation or random musings upon the stories that have us talking. They can arrive at any time, but when they do please join the conversation. They are FIW THOUGHTS. Advertisements

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The Postal Service: Some Idealistic Future

Following a world tour to celebrate the 10th anniversary reissue of their singular seminal album and 21st century electronica tour de force, Give Up, The Postal Service will seemingly hang up their keyboards for good tonight. What initially began as side project accommodating Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello’s (Dntel) more experimental […]

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Curzon Home Cinema: Nicolas Winding Refn Season

For almost two decades Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn has captivated audiences with his unique brand of brutally hypnotic filmmaking. Brandishing a highly stylised and effortlessly cool trademark, only matched, and often surpassed by his visceral penchant for ultra-violence, Refn has slowly but surely carved a path through World and Hollywood cinema. From his infamous […]

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The Place Beyond the Preview: 47 Ronin

Pitched as a labour of love for cinema’s most eternally youthful leading man, Keanu (“I know Kung-Fu”) Reeves, 47 Ronin has finally shown some real and highly promising signs of life after production delays knocked the film back from its initial November 2012 release date. Loosely based around the infamous true story of the 18th […]

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