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Made in Britain: Brighton Rock (2011)

Brighton Rock, and particularly Richard Attenborough’s epic portrayal against type of Pinkie Brown is a film that has obtained clasic status, and with the 21st Century’s remake fervour gripping the film industry, it was only ever going to be a matter of time before some bright spark decided to remake it. Now, I’m usually, as a matter of course incredibly anti-remake, but the basic premise of Brighton rock did seem to be readily available for an update, and the cast assembled suggested that we may have something potentially very special. Read More…

10 to look out for in 2010

Hollywood sign It’s already the end of April and the summer blockbusters are beginning to dominate the cinemas. It’s been a surprisingly strong start to the year for us genre fans, with films like The Book of Eli, The Crazies and Daybreakers turning out to be pretty damn good. I was gazing over the release schedule for the remainder of the year and there seems to be a lot of absolute garbage coming out, and next to nothing in the way of decent genre fare, unless you want to count Piranha 3D or Resident Evil 4. I don’t.

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