Ford On Film

Chronicles of a silver screen addict

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Greetings from Bruges

Hi readers, As you may have noticed, there have been no posts from me this week. I’m currently on holiday travelling across Belgium and haven’t had much time to sit down, let alone write up any new articles or reviews. As I write this, I’m sat in an apartment just outside the centre of Bruges. …

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Ford On (Making A) Film

Bit of a change of pace for the blog today, as I’d like to very quickly tell you about a short film I’ve recently written and directed, Blood and Water. It’s an incredibly low budget drama about a young man’s devastating revenge against his sister’s abusive boyfriend, told in reverse. So far, I’ve been describing …

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I’m back

Hello faithful readers (or people who stumbled onto this through my articles praising Bojack Horseman or hating Life is Beautiful), It’s been over a month since I lasted posted on the site. There’s no sinister conspiracy behind my disappearance; I’ve been completing my university degree, and while I used to think I’d be able to juggle work with …

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Concert Films: Stop Making Sense

It’s that time again where I post one of the genre reviews I’ve written for the excellent film theory website So The Theory Goes. This time, I tackled a film very dear to my heart; Jonathan Demme’s phenomenal Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense. You can find my thoughts on the majestic film here.  Follow …

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So The Theory Goes: The King of (Black) Comedy

It’s been three years since I first wrote about The King of Comedy, and now I’ve tackled the classic Martin Scorsese film once again. Tackling the genre of black comedy, you can read my thoughts on why The King of Comedy is the definitive black comedy over at So The Theory Goes. Next time, I’ll …

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So The Theory Goes: Sci-fi horror and The Thing

After a long absence, So The Theory Goes is back and so are the articles I write for them! Here’s my first post back, tackling the genre of sci-fi horror through the John Carpenter masterpiece The Thing. Check it out at this link. By Harry J. Ford   Follow Ford On Film on twitter: @Ford_On_Film …

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Ford On Film is now on Letterboxd

As you may have noticed, the blog has been a bit quiet over the last month. Since devoting time to a new creative project, as well as life’s day-to-day problems, I’ve had less time to devote to new blog posts. I like to spend a lot of time on an article or review before I post …

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Here’s my review of Cobain: Montage of Heck for So the Theory Goes

I’m in the final stretch of my university year so blogs and reviews will slow down for the next couple of weeks, but I’m still continuing to contribute reviews to film analysis site So The Theory Goes. Here’s my review of the great documentary Cobain: Montage of Heck. By Harry J. Ford   Follow Ford …

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Here’s my review of Fruitvale Station for So The Theory Goes

I’ve started contributing reviews to new film analysis website So The Theory Goes. STTG a great site full of interesting articles, blogs, and reviews. Here’s the first review I wrote for them, Ryan Coogler’s excellent debut Fruitvale Station. You can also find my review of The Look Of Silence here. By Harry J. Ford   Follow Ford …

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A new look for Ford On Film

As I’m sure you long term readers have noticed, last night I completely updated the look of the blog.  The old theme, all black and red and clunky headings, used to work back when I mostly reviewed horror films or ranked the most depressing movies ever released. Since expanding into a wider range of films …

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