Tag Archives: Dark Horse

Cinema Review – Dark Horse

A true rags to riches story; a group of friends and neighbours in a small Welsh town pooled their resources in the early ‘00s to breed and race a thoroughbred horse. The result was a horse named Dream Alliance, who did more than anyone could have expected of him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Dark Horse

Abe (Jordan Gelber) is a man in his 30s who still lives with his parents. He works a dead end job at his father’s company but is the kind of man who is not just a loser, but an obnoxious loser who blames everyone else for his failures in life. When he meets Miranda (Selma Blair) at a wedding, he decides to make changes in his life but is unable to see that this is just another form of settling. Continue reading

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Trailer Talk – Lawless, Gangster Squad and Dark Horse

Boardwalk Empire has a lot to answer for; the gangster movie seemed to have died in 2009 with Johnny Depp’s misstep Public Enemies. Martin Scorsese makes an admittedly brilliant TV show about prohibition era Atlantic City, and suddenly the gangster movie is back in style. Continue reading

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