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AUTEUR ANONYMOUS: Episode Two – David Fincher – SE7EN

In this brand new GwP podcast AUTEUR ANONYMOUS Blake and Patrick Howard open the gush floodgates on David Fincher and film that catapulted him into the directorial winners circle – SE7EN. Come for the poor Morgan Freeman impressions stay for observing the insanely predictive commentary on America as a surveillance state and the boys shouting out the key ingredients of what makes a Fincher cinematic recipe.

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Film Review 

REVIEW: 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen – 2013)

Unflinching, excruciating direction from McQueen; arresting and affective performances from Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o & Michael Fassbender; John Ridley’s adaption of this shamefully true story is epic; 12 Years a Slave is extraordinary.

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Film Review 

REVIEW: The Counselor (Ridley Scott – 2013)

Director Ridley Scott and screenwriter Cormac McCarthy have collaborated on a cynical examination of crime that superbly portrays illegal behaviour in a foul way which is exactly what the characters and the setting deserves.

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Film Review 

REVIEW: The Counselor (Ridley Scott – 2013)

Directed by Sir Ridley Scott and starring five of the biggest actors in recent years, McCarthy’s script plays out like someone who has never read a 101 manual on screenwriting before. It’s a daring piece that breaks all the rules we’ve come to expect and should be appreciated as such. The story is a familiar one—drug deal gone bad—but the consequent playing out isn’t so familiar, more a hashing of regret.

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Features News 

TRAILER: 12 YEARS A SLAVE (Directed by Steve [Shame & Hunger] McQueen)

After two back to back sublime films in Hunger and Shame, British auteur Steve McQueen turns his hand to the harrowing tale of a free man imprisoned out of spite and forced to endure slavery prior to the American Civil War. This looks like awards bait and with the acting pedigree alone, I’m all in.

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