Monthly Archives: January 2014

#117 – Ran

One of four (not two as I claimed previously) Akira Kurosawa films on our list, along with Rashomon, Seven Samurai, and Yojimbo. I’m cheating by watching an English dub rather than the native Japanese. 178/250

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#205 – Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

Oddly this DVD version seems to be missing about a third of the film, clocking in at a fraction over an hour. Lovefilm have three versions, DVD at 64 minutes, Blu-ray at 97 minutes, and the streaming version at 84 … Continue reading

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Half Man Half Biscuit – O2 Academy, Bristol

The support tonight were JD Meatyard, one of the better bands I’ve seen supporting HMHB over the years. Some two hours after the doors opened the main act arrived in stage and launched into their set. Plenty of good songs … Continue reading

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#208 – Glory

I’d never heard of this film until it cropped up on the list. Looks interesting though. 176/250

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#90 – The Elephant Man

After 5.5 years I’ve finally reached the 70% mark in my attempt to work through what was the IMDB top 250 films list at the time we started. It’s actually taken me a few minutes to work out if I’m … Continue reading

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