Hail, Caesar!

For their latest collaboration the multi-Oscar winning Coen Brothers have produced a full-blown comedy that, like many of their films, is based around a botched crime job, although in this instance they treat this as a rather insignificant plot twist which they never really bother to follow through. Instead the focus is on an over-worked … Continue reading

HANNAH ARENDT

German Philosopher Hannah Arendt and her husband the Marxist poet/philosopher Heinrich Blücher, both Jews, managed to escape the French Detention Camp where they had been imprisoned and lived out the rest of World War 2 in New York. They quickly established themselves, and Arendt scored many prestigious teaching positions  …. she was the first ever … Continue reading

HAPPY CHRISTMAS @ Sundance

Jeff and Kelly are trying are trying to do a balancing act juggling their freelance careers whilst bringing up their 2 year old son Jude.  Its slightly off kilter right now as Jeff is managing to work on pre-production of his next movie, but Kelly has got writers block since she completed her first book so … Continue reading

HAPPY HAPPY

Set in the middle of winter in the middle of nowhere in the middle of Norway this very cold ‘comedy’ is about two couples  bored with each other and they try a bit of wife swapping to liven things up.  Well, it’s not exactly like that as one of the husbands hits on the other … Continue reading

HAPPY VALLEY

Although Amir Bar-Lev’s new documentary is about the sexual abuse that infamous Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky carried out on scores of young boys over a 15 year period, the focus is less on the crimes themselves but about the whole culture surrounding them and the devastating effects on that college town.   Initially … Continue reading

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