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Ranked: Black Mirror Episodes

With the exciting return of Black Mirror on Netflix this Friday, here’s a handy ranking of every episode so far: 7. The Waldo Moment The worst episode of the series by far. While the premise (a satirical cartoon bear runs for by-election and finds the joke spiralling out of control) has potential, Brooker fails to find …

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5 Directors Who Started In Music Videos

Paul Thomas Anderson is one of the least prolific directors of the last decade. Taking his time between projects, Anderson has only directed three feature films and a documentary in the last decade (although two of those films were masterpieces, so it’s hard to complain too much). However, 2016 has been a prolific year for Anderson …

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FordOnFilm’s Most Anticipated Films of 2016/2017

From festival winners to indie autuers to Oscar hopefuls, the next year or so promises to deliver an astonishing array of high quality films. Here are twenty of my most anticipated films that should be hitting cinemas soon: American Honey UK Release Date: 14th October 2016 It’s been 5 years since Andrea Arnold’s last film, …

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5 Best Bojack Horseman Episodes

It’s been a few weeks since the release of the third season of Bojack Horseman, and for those who still haven’t caught up , you’re missing one of 2016’s television highlights. For three seasons, Bojack Horseman has been mixing brilliant visuals and sharp jokes with some of the bleakest, most challenging material ever found in an …

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The 5 Best Films of 2016 (So Far)

Can you believe we’re already halfway through 2016? The Oscars came and went. Disney took over the world with huge hit after huge hit (apart from the colourful turd that was Alice Through The Looking Glass). Mid-budget cinema’s future got more worrying as films like Popstar and The Nice Guys flopped in the US. Thankfully, we’ve …

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5 Great Actors-Turned-Directors

It takes great skill to become a prolific actor, just as it takes great skill to become a successful film director. Only a handful of extremely talented people are capable enough to move from the front of the camera to behind it. For this list, I’ll be taking a look at five terrific actors who …

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Ten Most Shocking Game of Thrones Moments

As those not living under a rock will be aware, a little HBO show about (as Ian McShane so eloquently put it) “tits and dragons” makes its return tonight. Whether you’re a die hard book reader, TV-watching obsessive or, like me, somebody who got a little bit bored of season 5 (yes, I’m talking about …

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Ranking the Best Picture nominees 2016

This year’s Best Picture race is the closest in years. As it stands, at least three films hold a serious chance of taking home the top prize at this year’s Academy Awards. Having now seen all eight of the nominees, here’s my ranking of the Best Picture contenders of 2016. 8. Mad Max: Fury Road …

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The Ford Five: Philip Seymour Hoffman Scenes

It has been two long, difficult years since the untimely death of the greatest actor of the 21st century, Philip Seymour Hoffman. Hoffman was a towering screen presence. In his early years, he stole the show in every single supporting role he could, from dark indies like Happiness to big budget ensembles like Magnolia. Halfway through …

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The Ford On Film End Of Year Awards 2015: Best TV Show (plus a short tribute to Alan Rickman and Oscar nomination thoughts)

Hello, and welcome to the final part of the Ford On Film End Of Year Awards 2015! Before I get onto the awards, I thought I’d briefly touch upon the two big news stories coming out of today; the sad news of the death of Alan Rickman, and the Oscar nominations. Alan Rickman was among the …

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