Monthly Archives: December 2011

My ten favourite films of 2011

So here they are. In all but two cases, I also had some thoughts at the time – click on the titles for those. Happy new year. 1. Archipelago – Joanna Hogg’s exquisitely observed study of a family on holiday in the … Continue reading

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At its best, Hugo is a wonderfully heartfelt tribute to what Martin Scorsese loves about going to the movies – truly a cinephile’s treat. There are nods to history all over the place, from ‘silent’/mimed romantic vignettes, viewed from a distance … Continue reading

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