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About tomrobinsonblog

I am a film student and budding journalist.

The 100 greatest American movies of all time?

Film critics have done the unthinkable and come up with a contentious list of their 100 greatest American movies of all time. Polled by BBC Culture, the 62 international critics represented countries from all over the world and handpicked their … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

Rated 2.5 out of 10 on IMDb and handed a 25% score on the Tomatometer by critics at Rotten Tomatoes, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) directed by Nicholas Webster is a bizarre sci-fi festive comedy caper mash-up. Although often … Continue reading

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The return of UTOPIA

 Contains spoilers When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of the manuscript for a legendary graphic novel, their lives brutally implode as they are pursued by a shadowy and murderous organisation… Last night saw the return of Channel … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories

WARNING: Please be advised that Ghost Stories contains moments of extreme shock and tension. The play is unsuitable for anyone under the age of 15. We seriously advise those of a nervous disposition to think very seriously before attending. Written … Continue reading

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The Big Bournemouth Beer Festival 2014

In April I visited Dorset’s 5th annual ‘Big Bournemouth Beer Festival.’ Held once again at the BIC centre on the South Coast, this year’s event offered up over 200 varieties of beer available from breweries across the UK. Last year, … Continue reading

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Online Portfolio

Below is just some of my published / un-published examples of work. A selection of published movie reviews on Independent Cinema for the online magazine: Directors Notes A feature written for the online magazine, Best Horror Movies: Dracula vs. Blacula: Which blood sucker … Continue reading

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From International Day of Happiness to Talk Like a Pirate Day

Today we marked the celebration of the UN International Day of Happiness. Created in New York in 2012 this global celebration is coordinated by Action for Happiness and looks to promote… well, happiness. People around the world are encouraged to … Continue reading

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