Monthly Archives: September 2011

193. The Draughtman’s Contract (1982)

An artist is invited by Mrs Herbert to make twelve drawings of her estate in exchange for sexual favours in the absence of her husband. The artist, Mr Neville, believes he is being very clever by weaving visual clues to … Continue reading

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192. Vertigo (1958)

Ah, now I’m on more familiar ground. I love Hitchcock movies and Vertigo is possibly one of favourites. I have seen it hundreds of times over the years and love all the intricacies in the seemingly simple plot (but actually … Continue reading

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191. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt2 (2011)

I am probably the worst person in the world to be reviewing the Harry Potter films. I read the first few books, then lost interest. So now I’m watching films, with none of the background and complexities obtained by reading … Continue reading

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190. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Waif-like Rosemary and her husband Guy move into the creepy, gothic Bramford building. Rosemary soon makes friends with a young woman, Terry, who lives with an elderly couple, Roman and Minnie Castevet, in the apartment next door. When returning after … Continue reading

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189. A Town Called Panic (2009)

Three toys live in the same house – intelligent Horse, and the not-so bright pair of Indian and Cowboy. With Horse’s birthday coming up soon, the inept pair decide to build him a barbecue in the back garden. First though, … Continue reading

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188. No Country for Old Men (2007)

When hunter Josh Brolin comes across a drug deal gone wrong, with men dead or dying, he picks up a bag with $2 million and heads home. Feeling bad that he left a man dying with no water, he heads … Continue reading

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187. Barefoot in the Park (1967)

A much-needed change from Harry Potter films was required, and spotting my mum’s favourite film on the tv was the very thing I was looking for. Beautiful newlyweds Corie and Paul (Jane Fonda and Robert Redford) move into their tiny … Continue reading

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