James Cosmo

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Mar 24 2017

T2 Trainspotting

To quote the greeting song we sang in my father’s Cub Scout troop: “Hail, hail, the gang’s all here!” Reuniting on the screen and behind the camera after twenty years away are the main cast and crew of 1996’s seminal arthouse hit Trainspotting (read my retrospective here) a polarizing examination of addiction and its effects […]
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Nov 16 2012

Citadel

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on November 16, 2012.) Director Ciarán Foy’s Citadel is an uncomfortable movie; its aesthetic, its manner, its story – everything about it speaks of great unease. Billed as a horror film, Citadel encompasses one man’s life turning from being a young, hopeful husband to an agoraphobic shell […]
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Nov 16 2012

Citadel

(This review was originally published on November 16, 2012 at Reel Film News) A note to new parents: “Citadel” is a frightening film, particularly for our kind (yes, even for horror buffs like me). If you don’t curb your neuroses, you’re likely to have a tough time making it through the first half hour. Ciarán […]
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