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The Second Annual James Proclaims Advent Calendar of Christmas(ish) Films – Door 1

And so December is upon us and The Second Annual James Proclaims Advent Calendar of Christmas(ish) Films is officially underway. But just what is the film that’s going to kick of this year’s semi-seasonal selection of silver-screen spectacles? Why it’s none-other than the sublime Submarine – Richard Ayoade’s 2010 directorial debut. Ayoade is probably better…

Films I Watched When I Was Younger – Issue 8: Total Recall

Like 1982’s Blade Runner, 1990’s Total Recall is based on a story by acclaimed science fiction writer, Philip K. Dick. However, a dystopian futuristic setting, and similar source material is probably the only common ground the two movies share, as the intellectual and philosophical weight of the former is largely jettisoned in the latter for…