Originally posted on moviescramble:
It’s not real, it’s only money!! With the financial world still in turmoil since the financial crash of 2008 a film comes along which explores the origins of the crisis and how, within a fictional environment, very real issues and consequences are explored. Margin Call focuses on a twenty four hour…

Second Chance Cinema

At Second chance Cinema moviescramble aims to discuss the movies that for whatever reason do not receive the recognition that they deserve. We are not just talking about the obscure, and unseen but also films with major stars and sometimes made by well respected directors and crew. To begin with moviescramble will be working through its own…

The Artist (2011)

I first heard about The Artist in 2011.  As an avid listener to Jason Solomons on the Film Weekly podcast from the Guardian, I heard a glowing review of the film as it premiered at the Cannes film festival.  Both Jason and his fellow Journalist Xan Brookes discussed the film at length and heaped praise…

Top ten movies of 2011

Keeping in step with the best of 2011 lists posted over at the musicscramble site, Moviescramble presents its first contributor top ten list. At the start of 2011 I decided to try to watch more movies. I was looking at the shelves of unwatched movies and it spurred me into action. I set a target…