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Anyone who listens to our podcast knows that while Chris and myself love the fanfare of the huge blockbuster Marvel/DC/Star Wars releases. But nothing can quite compare to the smaller independent films that you just know every second of screen time came straight from one persons passion to make a piece of cinema that is all their’s. A movie that can display such mastery of their craft and hit you square in the heart (or balls) and make you feel something that… In my opinion capes and spandex just can’t do that.
Leopard is exactly that type of movie.
A true passion piece that is driven by the wonderfully carefully calculated mind of its writer/director/actor, but smashed »
- Kevin Haldon
Written and Directed by Eoin Macken.
Returning home for his father’s funeral, Jack must face the brother he left behind. A woman they find on the moors complicates matters.
Death is a shaky subject in Leopard. It’s also a prevalent one, as this pressure cooker movie takes concrete facts, like dead is dead, and twists them into uncertainties that reflect the brokenness of brothers, Jack (Macken) and Tom (Hopper). Reunited by their father’s death, Jack hasn’t been around his small, Irish hometown in ages. No one seems to have missed him either. His family is at the center of multiple local mysteries but suspicions tend to fall short of direct accusation. Bartender, Rory (Reynor), tests those limits, by using the ample opportunities his job provides to makes indelicate passes at »
- Rachel Bellwoar
2 items from 2016
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