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12 Sep

Goodbye Grouchos

After around 44 years, we heard the news yesterday which had seemed inevitable that Grouchos was closing for good. Sadly, last year Breeks – the owner died. The year before the shop had also been at risk when it was thought the building it is in was being sold. So when lockdown ended and it […]

16 Feb

Happy Endings

The latest 3/£5 Grouchos acquisition to be watched was Happy Endings. At times it could be a bit of a slog at over 2 hours long, but it was well worth it in the end. It had a really unusual style. The introduction had the screen split in halves with textual detail of who was […]

06 Jan

Zombie Cannibals Read the Guardian

Movies: First week of January 2009 Generally after making tea, doing dishes and catching up on random e-mails we settle down to a movie, anything from rom-com to horror to world cinema. So far the ones which I haven’t blocked out this year have been: Dead Creatures Catacombs All the Boys Love Mandy Lane Crime […]

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