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In Search Of The Unfamiliar, Marvel Goes Cosmic. A Review Of James Gunn’s Guardians Of The Galaxy.

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The warm glow of 10cc’s 1975 Pop lament ‘I’m Not In Love’ plays as viewers are introduced to James Gunn’s Guardians Of The Galaxy, the latest property from the prolific Marvel Studios. The familiarity of this most omnipresent of songs offsets the unknown waters in to which we are about to tread, with the polyphonic, enveloping hum of the opening strains of Stewart and Goldman’s anthem of denial carried over the first wholly fresh strand of the multi-pronged franchise to hit screens since 2012’s medium redefining mega-hit The Avengers.

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Books On Film. A French Cinema Special.

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With much of July having been dedicated to the French cinema (you can blame the Tour de France for that) I thought it apt to do a bit of a “further reading”-style guide. Continue reading

‘I Realise Everything’. Dirk Bogarde In, As, Victim.

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Occasional Hope Lies at 24 Frames and Periodical contributor Neil Fox here discusses at length his passion for Basil Dearden’s Victim. Continue reading

And Truffaut Looked To America! An Essay About Shoot The Pianist.

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François Truffaut’s Jules et Jim and Shoot The Pianist are both released on UK Blu-ray today, marking the beginning of a multi-pronged celebration of the life of one of France’s most beloved filmmakers in this year of the 30th anniversary of his premature death. Continue reading

Monday Blu(e)s And DVD.

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One of the most beloved of all TV dramas is released in it’s definitive form this week. Continue reading

L’univers de Jacques Demy. The Foundation Stones. His Early Short Films.

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Welcome to the first of four articles covering the career of Jacques Demy. Demy’s world is amongst the most unique and intriguing as they come, his work existing in a beautifully realised, self-contained universe. Over the next couple of weeks we will be taking a look at how this came to be. Continue reading

Godard On Godard. A New, Extensive Video Interview With The Man.

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The upcoming release of Adieu au langage has seen a real resurgence of interest in the work of Jean-Luc Godard. Continue reading

Masters Of Cinema Q3 Schedule.

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We like to keep on top of all things happening, re, Eureka’s Masters Of Cinema imprint. Continue reading

Monday Blu(e)s And DVD.

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A very strong week for home video is lead by a collection of the complete works of one of France’s most fondly remembered filmmakers and a hidden gem from one of the great American directors. Continue reading

Hail To The Chimp. Matt Reeves’ Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes.

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Director Matt Reeves takes over the reigns of the Planet Of The Apes franchise, with an enjoyable, if not especially satisfying, instalment in the science-fiction franchise. Continue reading

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