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Lambert & Stamp

If you have any interest in the music business, or you’re like me and have been a lifelong fan of The Who, I would definitely recommend James D. Cooper’s latest documentary Lambert & Stamp. It details the unlikely partnership of Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, two aspiring filmmakers who hoped to make an underground film about the mod culture in 1960s London, only to end up discovering and managing the up and coming act The High Numbers, who would of course go on to evolve into the legendary rock band The Who.

Far From the Madding Crowd

For viewers looking for a worthwhile film with strong feminist overtones but found Mad Max: Fury Road to contain one too many maimed corpses for comfort, director Thomas Vinterberg’s adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic 19th century novel Far From the Madding Crowd contains all the literary staples one could hope for in a period romantic drama; there’s Victorian era costumes, lots of thick English accents, various love affairs, a secret wedding, a person thought dead who dramatically returns, a crime of passion, did I mention various love affairs?

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared is the sort of film you get when you take an elderly Forrest Gump type with a love for explosives and alcohol, add a splash of Guy Ritchie à la 2000’s film Snatch, and set it in Sweden.

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