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Dyer Diary 14: Age of Heroes (2011)

He swore to himself no heavy drinking on this one, no turning up to work hungover to fuck (or still arseholed). A week later he was stuck up a Norwegian mountain with nothing … Continue reading

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Confronting the Mystery Man in Lost Highway

Everything appears normal. I’m upstairs in my old family home. I walk into my parent’s bedroom and hear a strange mooing noise. My throat contracts as I sense something alien, … Continue reading

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My God, its Full of Sex: A Puerile Reading of 2001 A Space Odyssey

A couple of years ago I started seeing things in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Is she dressed as a sperm? Rude things. Are they rubbing a giant alien clitoris? Giggle-inducing … Continue reading

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Dyer Diary 13: The Mean Machine (2001) & The Pinter Plays

Even before his toxic run of flops from 2009-2013, Danny Dyer’s reputation as an actor was being poisoned by his much publicised celebrity lifestyle and derided presenting work on The Real … Continue reading

June 30, 2014

Dyer Diary 12: Pimp (2010)

We return to Danny’s toxic period of one star reviews and box-office calamities from 2009 to 2013. Here it is folks, rock bottom. In a nutshell: Woody, a Soho pimp, has a … Continue reading

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Dyer Diary 11: Doghouse (2009)

It started in 2009 with Doghouse. Danny Dyer’s losing streak ran for four years and seventeen critical and commercial stinkers. These are the films which cemented his reputation for playing … Continue reading

June 14, 2014

Dyer Diary 10: Human Traffic (1999)

It’s all so vivid; the mad excitement of getting ready, the tell-tale tingles down the scalp, the heat, the dry ice, being able to say anything I liked to anyone … Continue reading

April 21, 2014

Dyer Diary 9: The Football Factory (2004)

I took a deep breath, pushed my liberal sensibilities to one side and opened my mind as wide as it would go. It was time watch the Danny Dyer film that I’d … Continue reading

April 4, 2014

Dyer Diary 8: The Other Half (2005)

Regardless of his reputation, Danny Dyer has been one of the most bankable names in the British film industry since hitting box office gold with The Football Factory ten years ago, thanks … Continue reading

March 16, 2014

Dyer Diary 7: Vendetta (2013)

The sweet odyssey of an independent British film from ‘the one’ to the £1 DVD bin is much travelled and sadly predictable. The promising script would have been clutched tightly … Continue reading

February 22, 2014

Dyer Diary 6: Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)

All the great film noir, just about every Western and war film, Scorsese’s best work, and the majority of the action films from the 80s and 90s, to name just … Continue reading

February 17, 2014

Dyer Diary 5: Outlaw (2007)

They say revenge is dehumanising and degrading but try watching Outlaw. Written and directed by Nick Love and starring Danny Dyer, the closest thing I could compare it to was … Continue reading

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