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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

February 6, 2014

Dyer Diary 4: The Trench (1999)

Forget what you know, or what you think you know, about Danny Dyer the actor for a moment and consider this… The Trench (1999) may have sunk into the mud … Continue reading

January 29, 2014

Dyer Diary 3: Wasp (2003)

Danny Dyer is a terrible actor who makes shitty films for idiots. That’s what I brought to the table when I started my twenty film challenge and, two films in, … Continue reading

January 15, 2014

Dyer Diary 2: 7lives (2011)

7Lives (2011)   In a nutshell: According to the publicity blurb, 7Lives is The Wizard of Oz meets It’s a Wonderful Life. What could make somebody say something like that?  … Continue reading

January 4, 2014

Dyer Diary 1: Freerunner (2011)

Dear Diary, For reasons which can’t yet be put into words, SuperCool Cinema will spend much of the next twelve months consuming and analysing the cinematic works of Mr Danny Dyer. … Continue reading

December 23, 2013


I let it happen too often for my own good and (unless your hobbies include cage-fighting and vigilantism) I’m going to assume that you do this too. I’m walking home … Continue reading

October 9, 2013

The Terminator: Love, Sex, (Artifical) Intelligence

Seeing something utterly familiar in a new light, that’s one of the joys of watching double-bills. At our time travel spectacular last November we had just finished La jetée, one … Continue reading


Life within Lost Transmissions

I sense it approaching but it still takes my breath away.  The background wash of distorted chatter and whirring electronics becomes punctuated by beats and tones, contorting and fusing under … Continue reading

May 21, 2013

Man on Fire

Simmering with tension between America’s past and present, Tony Scott’s Man on Fire harks back to the mythology of the great Western frontier as a response to the terror attacks … Continue reading

May 19, 2013
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