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Film Review – Hell Or High Water

October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the surface Hell Or High Water’s central story about two bank robbing brothers who blaze through Texas with the law in hot pursuit is nothing particularly original. British Director David McKenzie (Young Adam, Hallam Foe) and screenwriter Taylor Sheridan (Sicario) take the deceptively simple premise and enrich it with depth, complexity and insight. Chris Pine...

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Film Review – Ouija: Origin of Evil

October 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anyone who endured the original Ouija (2014) would be right to approach this sequel with abject trepidation. The first film of this potential horror franchise from Blumhouse Productions (Paranormal Activity, Insidious) was trite, ineffective trash which riffed on tired horror genre tropes and failed to deliver any genuine scares. Despite being woefully low on quality,...

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Film Review – Blair Witch

September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Blair Witch Project (1999) is a modern cinematic masterpiece. A ground breaking, absorbing and at times unbearably terrifying piece of filmmaking which redefined the horror genre and still resonates with audiences today. With Blair Witch, acclaimed director Adam Wingard and writing partner Simon Barrett have nobly attempted to reinterpret Eduardo Sánchez and Daniel Myrick’s...

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Werner Herzog

Top 10 Werner Herzog Films

June 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Though a slight disappointment, the recent release of Werner Herzog’s Gertrude Bell biopic Queen of the Desert has Renowned For Sound thinking about the one-of-a-kind German director and his impressive cinematic oeuvre. Join us as we count down the Top 10 films that made us fall in love with Werner Herzog, a man who sincerely...

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Top 10 Christmas Films

December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

With Christmas almost upon us, we take a look back at some of our favorite Christmas and festive-themed films. Join us as we count down the Top 10 films that help us at Renowned For Sound get into the Christmas spirit each year. 10. Jingle All The Way During Schwarzenegger’s family friendly career days, this...

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