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REMEMBER MY NAME

Remember My Name
d. Alan Rudolph / 1978 / USA / 94 mins
Viewed at: National Film Theatre 2 @ BFI Southbank

Production Still from Remember My Name

Screened as part of the ever-excellent Flipside strand at BFI Southbank, Remember My Name is an oddly ambivalent beast, an almost anti-thriller (and noir contraire) in which Anthony Perkins is haunted by his past: literally and metaphorically, on screen and off.

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THE WOLFMAN

The Wolfman
d. Joe Johnston / USA-UK / 2010 / 102 mins
Viewed at: Screen 3 @ Cinema City (Norwich, UK)

Following a theme that has cropped up in recent posts – where I may or may not have reveled in my own cynicism – it struck me, after watching The Wolfman, that perhaps I’m just a contrarian. You see, for all its critical and popular slating, its sheer goofiness and its misplaced lunge at box-office glory, I actually quite enjoyed this cinematic abomination.

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