ERIN BROCKOVICH

Welcome back to another edition of films I should have seen, and this week I’m jumping back on my best actress catchup with Erin Brockovich. The 2000 film that won Julia Roberts her best actress Academy Award is directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant; based on the true story of a single mother who, without […]

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AMERICAN PIE

Tonight on films I should have seen, I’m watching a film I always thought was wildly out of my interests: American Pie. The 1999 classic teenage comedy directed by Paul Weitz (and an uncredited Chris Weitz) is about four high school seniors, and the pact they make to lose their virginity at prom. I knew […]

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PARIS WHEN IT SIZZLES

This week on films I should have seen; I’m watching another unseen film starring my favourite actress, Audrey Hepburn, in her 1964 film, Paris When It Sizzles. Directed by Richard Quine with a screenplay by George Axelrod, the story is based on the 1952 French film Holiday for Henrietta by Julien Duvivier and Henri Jeanson […]

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THE LION KING

This week’s film I should have seen is, I’ll admit, a bit of a cop out. I’m including it in the series as my weekly night post, but what I really should be titling it this week is “films I should have already blogged about but this week I’ve been crazy busy so I’m doing […]

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RESERVOIR DOGS

This week on a slightly delayed instalment of films I should have seen is 1992’s Reservoir Dogs. Tarantino’s feature film directorial debut is about a bank heist gone wrong, and the immediate aftermath of the criminals involved dealing with it. I knew nothing about it, at all – other than that black and white poster […]

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SCOOBY DOO: THE MYSTERY BEGINS

Last week on films I should have seen, I gave you Sophie’s Choice. This week, I’m giving you Scooby Doo: the Mystery Begins. This is a pretty low point in this series for me, but I’m away shooting a project and this is the only new film I’ve watched this week – and as a […]

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SOPHIE’S CHOICE

This week in films I should have seen, I’ve finally got round to a big one I’ve been putting off since I found it in a charity shop over a year ago: Sophie’s Choice. The 1982 film is directed and written by Alan J. Pakula, based on the novel of the same name by William […]

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SUBMARINE

I’m back on track with films I should have seen, and the film I have ticked off this week is Submarine. The 2010 film is written and directed by Richard Ayoade based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Joe Dunthorne; and stars Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Noah Taylor, Sally Hawkins and Paddy Considine. It’s […]

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GHOST STORIES

First off – I want it to be noted that I watched this as last Sunday’s films I should have seen way in advance, fully planning to post it on time. But if you haven’t heard, I moved on Monday and things got a lot more hectic than expected so here it is, six days […]

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