Tag Archives: Colin Farrell

A Cult Of One: Miami Vice

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This is a semi-regular feature on FITI where I highlight an older film that doesn't get much love but I believe is worth discovering... or rediscovering.  Written and directed by Michael Mann, based on the TV series by Mann and Anthony Yerkovich | 134 min | 2006 When people talk about Michael Mann's best work, they… Read More

Reviews From The Vault: Vol. 1

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Between 2005 and 2009 I was a programmer on CKDU 88.1 FM every Sunday morning with something called The Love & Hate Movie Show. I talked about what I was seeing and revisited some of my favourite films of old, pretty much what I do now here on FITI. I still have a lot of… Read More

Winter’s Tale review

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Directed by Akiva Goldsman Written by Goldsman, adapting the novel by Mark Helprin When I saw the trailer for Winter's Tale back in January, I was not impressed. It looked like the cover of a Harlequin Romance come to life. The advance buzz wasn't terribly promising, either. It didn't help that Goldsman, mostly known as… Read More

Saving Mr Banks review

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Directed by John Lee HancockWritten by Kelly Marcel and Sue SmithIn order to enjoy Saving Mr Banks, you'll need to check your skepticism at the cinema door. I'm not saying it's impossible, and I'm not saying it's recommended. It's your call.For me a little skepticism is baked in. It makes me recognize that there's something… Read More

Dead Man Down review

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Directed by Niels Arden OplevWritten by JH WymanThere were a few things that drew me to this relatively unheralded release in the wasteland of Hollywood's March schedule. Oplev is the director of the first adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, the Swedish edition. The trailer had a promising sheen to it. And I don't think… Read More

Horrible Bosses review

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Directed by Seth Gordon Written by Michael Markowitz, John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein If you've seen the trailer, you know the deal. Three buddies, Nick (Jason Bateman) Dale (Charlie Day) and Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) complain to each other over beers that they each have the world's worst boss. Nick's boss Harken (Kevin Spacey,… Read More