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Locked-Down Cinema

Film reviews of all the films I should have seen but didn't...

What do you do if you receive a Christmas present that is a membership to the British Film Institute when there's a pandemic on...?

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"Minnal Murali", Dir: Basil Joseph, 2021

"Minnal Murali" (Eng: "Lightning Murali") premiered this December on Netflix is a Malayalam language superhero film from South India..

"Peking Man", Dir: Meng Hua Ho, 1977

As oddities go, you can't get odder than "Peking Man" ("The Mighty Peking Man" / "Goliathon" in the U.S) from the renowned Shaw Bros studio.

A Bit About Biopics...

Love them or hate them, biopics can vary enormously when they invariably focus on cultural "icons"...

"Subway" Dir: Luc Besson, 1985

The film opens with a furious breakneck car chase through Paris as Fred is being pursued by the gangster's henchmen..

"DaiMajin", Dir: Kimiyoshi Yasuda, 1966

The success of "Daimajin" resulted in it being the first in a trilogy, which are all available to view on the Apple TV streamer..

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