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January 25, 2016

The New Year period never really feels complete until your able to slip the weatherworn shoes off your aching feet and warm yourself by the fire with a cup of hot coco while watching a classic film on the television. Not all modern movies reach this caliber of comfy couch classification, however, this recent New Year has given us a few stocking fillers that will surely be repeated year in and year out.

 

The first film of which I’m going to take a belated retrospective is based on the Patricia Highsmith novel “The Price of Salt” (1952) later reprinted und...

December 21, 2015

As we come up to Christmas time again and all our thoughts are brought towards either the sacred spiritualism of the season or the profane consumerism of gift giving I would like to take a moment to look at some of the films that address both these issues in modern cinema.

 

The first film I want to analyse looks at these themes from the perspective of an outsider unaware of the social intricacies that are entailed within the Christmas tradition. This film is the fantastical fable brought to life by Tim Burton: “Edward Scissorhands” (1990). The film pull...

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