Films I’ve watched recently, reviews, and other film related posts

Summer films

Summer films

The UK is in the middle of an unlikely and persistent heatwave¬† temperatures are in the high twenties, when for most British summer’s, the best you can hope for is high teens.

Interestingly we cope with this unusual heat better than cold spells.

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Favourite opening scenes

Favourite opening scenes

Some opening scenes to films are so arresting and brilliant that they stay in the mind. In most cases, the rest of the film is not an anticlimax. My favourite 5 list features films that have great beginnings to great films. Of course that is not everyone’s view, a read a critic who said that Lars von Trier should have quit after the prologue for Melancholia, – witty but not supported by viewing.

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