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2015 BAFTA Nominations

This morning the BAFTA nominations were announced for the 2015 awards show (that’s being held on the 8th February) and there is a nice spread of films mentioned. The Grand Budapest Hotel leads the pack with 11 nominations and is closely followed by Birdman and The Theory of Everything which have both collected 10 nominations. I’m particularly pleased […]

Ida – Review (Spoiler Free)

Sublimely filmed in black and white, Ida‘s streamlined narrative is as bleak as it is sensual. Initially this post Shoah/Holocaust film seems set to be a bleak and solitary affair, and it is, fittingly so. But there are also beautiful depths to be experienced here, ones that are both sensual and haunting. For Ida is […]