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Inherent Vice (2014)

December 12th, 2014 | by Padraic Coffey

About two-thirds of the way through Inherent Vice, our protagonist, pot-smoking private investigator Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), sits scrawling the


Spike Island (2013)

April 5th, 2013 | by Padraic Coffey

Though never relegated to the bin of musical obscurity – their eponymous debut album continues to chart highly on any


This is 40 (2012)

December 21st, 2012 | by Padraic Coffey

Given the number of films which have bore his fingerprints as producer in recent years, it is surprising on reflection


Seven Psychopaths (2012)

December 5th, 2012 | by Padraic Coffey

There’s a lot to be said for choosing the right name. Quentin Tarantino is a case in point. Reservoir Dogs,


Grabbers (2012)

August 10th, 2012 | by Padraic Coffey

When Ricky Gervais made his controversial remarks in 2008 that British cinema hadn’t “cut the mustard… since about 1950″, he


Ted (2012)

June 29th, 2012 | by Padraic Coffey

And so, years after the concept was first debated by inebriated college students, it finally arrives: the Family Guy movie.


Killer Joe (2012)

June 12th, 2012 | by Padraic Coffey

An unfortunate by-product of the extraordinary era in American cinematic history commonly referred to as the ‘New Hollywood’ is the


Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

August 10th, 2010 | by Padraic Coffey

After helming two massively successful home-grown hits with Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz – send-ups of the zombie



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