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Cult Column: The Big Lebowski (1998)

The Big Lebowski is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary year with a re-release in cinemas. For this dark comedy cult classic, one of the narrator’s first statements remains just as pertinent in summarising its plot as it did in 1998: “There was a lot about the Dude that didn’t make sense to me”. The Coen […]

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10 Cloverfield Lane

After the galaxy-spanning The Force Awakens, J.J Abrams’ new project (which he may only produce, but his fingerprints are all over it) is set almost entirely in a tiny, claustrophobic bunker. Not quite a sequel, or even a spiritual successor, his film is more like a distant second-cousin to 2008’s Cloverfield. The similarities, such as […]