12 Days of Christmas: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

It might not officially be The 12 Days of Christmas, but FILM IN WORDS will still fill your festive viewing schedule with cheer. From beloved movies that have become an irreplaceable holiday tradition to cult and lesser known Xmas cuts that promise to subvert and haunt your holidays, there’s something for everyone all the way […]

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Gone Girl Review: Crimes of Passion

Words: Brody Rossiter Twitter: @BrodyRossiter  THE PERFECT CRIME? There are many different ways in which you can process David Fincher’s Gone Girl. On the surface it appears to be contemporary murder mystery – a sleek, stylish “who done it” of the highest order. Those initial press shots of lead protagonist Nick (Ben Affleck) comfortably resting […]

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Netflix Film of the Week: The Game

The FILM IN WORDS Netflix Film of the Week: helping you navigate the filmic minefield of the nation’s favourite video streaming service. Words: Brody Rossiter Twitter: @BrodyRossiter TIME TO PLAY THE GAME Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas) is a wealthy investment banker. He moves vast amounts of money from here to there for individuals who […]

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

NORDIC NOIR ‘The feelbad movie of Christmas’ is quite a tagline to live up to, yet after witnessing the title sequence to David Fincher’s English language remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) it would seem that the director can more than deliver on the twisted public relations posturing. Fincher’s highly stylized opening […]

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