36: Richard Burton Playing Bane and Talking About Concrete

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Undertheskin

This week: Under the Skin captures Glasgow like never before, Andrei Rublev is our classic of the month and Chris finds himself unexpectedly evangelising on behalf of Michael Bay. Continue reading

30: Bruce Dern’s Hair, Spectacular as Always

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NEBRASKA

This week: Chris and Josh plunge headlong into the busiest time of any cinephile’s year, touching on Gravity, Captain Phillips, Short Term 12 and Leviathan before going longer on Ridley Scott and Cormac McCarthy’s too-weird-for-mass-consumption The Counsellor and Alexander Payne’s triumphant return to the American Midwest, Nebraska. Elsewhere, this month’s classic is Robert Altman’s seasonally appropriate masterpiece McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Josh finds common ground between three French films about teenagers coming of age and Chris assures you Spike Lee’s Oldboy isn’t as bad as you’ve heard. Continue reading