Category Archives: Working Hard/Hardly Working

The Top 10 Best Films of 2014 (plus the worst, and the meh)

Every time this comes around, I tie myself in knots over how I’m supposed to pick my top films of the year. I’ll spare you as much of the working as I can, but I’ve settled on a simple premise … Continue reading

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I Love Bad Movies #6

The latest issue of the I Love Bad Movies zine is here, and it’s the best news to come out of New York since I heard Viva Herbal Pizzeria on 2nd Avenue had unexpectedly shut. Admittedly, the bar was pretty low, because … Continue reading

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Glasgow Film Festival 2014

I’ve just begun my fourth year as official blogger for Glasgow Film Festival. I’ve got myself a 20-ticket Early Bird Pass, a ticket for Goblin and an armful of screeners and press tickets. I’ll be contributing picks from the programme, … Continue reading

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View History #3

In this installment: Hugh Jackman’s claws are clipped in more ways than one, a new refutation of objective quality and then a confusing refutation of that refutation. The Wolverine (James Mangold, 2013), Cineworld Maybe the worst you can say about … Continue reading

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View History #2

This week, Matt Damon runs about wearing Meccano over his jammies, Patrick Bateman’s secret origin is revealed and Batman…because sometimes it’s just more effort not to talk about Batman. Sadly, pathetically, it was the weekend before I got anywhere near a movie … Continue reading

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View History #1

Quick synopsis: This is the first in a series of weekly blogs talking about and around the films I’ve watched in the week gone by, Monday to Sunday. The idea is to fill in the blanks between incredibly long essays … Continue reading

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Blogging for Glasgow Film Festival 2013

In February, which admittedly was fucking ages ago now, I was the official blogger for Glasgow Film Festival 2013. This was my third year writing for the festival’s website and the first with an official lanyard (see above). Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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