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About Steve Harcourt

Steve is a musician, moving about in the film world. He also runs a music venue, is in various bands and runs a film company, to combine the music and film strands of his output, with a view to enhancing both sides. Recently, as an offshoot of the film company, he has started producing a radio show: 'Free Seed On Soho' Website: Free Seed Films. Twitter: @slackwagon.
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The Magicians Review: ‘Do You Like Teeth?’ S03E06
4 days ago

The Magicians Review: ‘Do You Like Teeth?’ S03E06

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The Magicians: Do You Like Teeth?

With a significant new cast member and some shocking twists, The Magicians hits episode 6: Do You Like Teeth?  With many new things being mentioned in this review, as usual, please note a SPOILERS warning!

The Magicians S03E05 “A Life in the Day” (Recap, Spoilers)
2 weeks ago

The Magicians S03E05 “A Life in the Day” (Recap, Spoilers)

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The Magicians

The Magicians season 3 continues apace with episode 5: A Life in the Day.  As is usual with the recap, there’s SPOILERS!

The Magicians Review: ‘A Life in the Day’ S03E05
2 weeks ago

The Magicians Review: ‘A Life in the Day’ S03E05

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The Magicians

The Magicians continues apace, as we’re onto episode 5: A Life in the Day, with the search for the keys started by ‘The Tales of the Seven Keys’ book in full flight!  As usual, please heed a SPOILERS warning!

One to Watch: Travelers
1 month ago

One to Watch: Travelers

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What is it about? Created by Brad Wright, who co-created Stargate SG-1, Stagate Atlantis, and Stargate Universe, Travelers is a science fiction hour long drama, centring on a team …
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One to Watch: The Good Place
1 month ago

One to Watch: The Good Place

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What is it about? ‘The Good Place’ is a half hour comedy, set in the afterlife, where people either go the ‘good place’ or the ‘bad place’ depending on how …
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Tweetfest – Short Film Festival
3 months ago

Tweetfest – Short Film Festival

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Hosted by Angela Peters and Zara Symes, Tweetfest is a great short film festival, which recently had its Gala Awards ceremony at the Hackney Picturehouse in London.  Now in its third year, the festival is organised by the UK branch of ‘Actors Tweetup’, a cross-Atlantic networking organisation, with groups in Los Angeles, New York, and London.

Review: Coco (Soundtrack)
1 month ago

Review: Coco (Soundtrack)

Coco

Across the history of Disney, the quality has been kept high, although there are obviously going to be ups and downs.  High points for me would be various songs and …
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London Film Festival – Review: Downsizing (2017)
4 months ago

London Film Festival – Review: Downsizing (2017)

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Downsizing

Over the years there have been many films that have used miniaturisation as a plot device: The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), Fantastic Voyage (1966), Innerspace (1987), Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989) And Ant-Man (2015).  With Alexander Payne’s new film ‘Downsizing’ we tread some familiar ground, but with a wider perspective.

London Film Festival – Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
4 months ago

London Film Festival – Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

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After his last strange film ‘The Lobster’ (2015), director Yorgos Lanthimos returns with another very idiosyncratic film: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’.

London Film Festival – Review: Abracadabra (2017)
4 months ago

London Film Festival – Review: Abracadabra (2017)

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If you were to discover that your brute of a husband had suddenly transformed into a loving, caring, attentive individual, as well as a wonderful father, what would you do?  This is the question posed by Pablo Berger’s ‘Abracadabra’, but in truly brilliant, Spanish style.

London Film Festival – Review: Journey’s End (2017)
4 months ago

London Film Festival – Review: Journey’s End (2017)

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Based on R.C. Sherriff’s play of the same name, Journey’s End takes a different approach to this summer’s Dunkirk, focusing on the intimate, more personal impact of war, rather than the grander scope.

Review: Popeye (Soundtrack)
5 months ago

Review: Popeye (Soundtrack)

Popeye Soundtrack

If you were to look at tackling a popular American comic strip that had endured for 50 years (at the time), you might not choose to hire maverick director Robert Altman, have the main character played by a cocaine fuelled Robin Williams, and hire an enigmatic, binge happy musician to write the songs; especially in a co-production with Walt Disney Pictures!

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