Diana Drumm

Diana Drumm

film journalist

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TIFF 2013: ‘The Last of Robin Hood’ is a heartbreaking Hollywood tale of first and last love

Posted on September 15, 2013 By Diana Drumm Spotlig...

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TIFF: ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ an inspiring combat story against H.I.V. and AIDS

Posted on September 15, 2013 By Diana Drumm Spotlig...

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Elia Kazan - Essential Films

ranking the film of director Elia Kazan

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TIFF 2013: 'Dom Hemingway' is an uneven mobster movie, though Jude Law shines - Sound On Sight

Richard Shepard's Dom Hemingway has a premise worthy of a great mobster movie: a cockney safe-cracker is released after over a decade behind bars and sets out to retrieve his payout for not ratting out his mob employer....

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Ricky D's 20 Most Anticipated Horror Films of 2014 - Sound On Sight

In case it isn’t obvious, I’m a pretty big fan of the horror genre, and so I wanted to spotlight some of my most anticipated horror films of 2014. Between the big studio releases and the crop of independent features from some of our favourite directors, 2014 looks to be...

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TIFF 2013: 'Horns' is a morbid and miserable supernatural YA love story with R-rated special effects - Sound On Sight

Based on the Joe Hill novel, Horns is about a young man (Daniel Radcliffe) who sprouts horns after his ex-girlfriend (Juno Temple) is murdered and raped. In the hands of director Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes), one would hope for a mind-bending horror story about good and evil, with...

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Sunday Comedy Round-up: The Simpsons 25.01, Bob's Burgers 4.01, Family Guy 12.01, American Dad! 10.01, Hello Ladies 1.01 - Sound On Sight

While everyone is still reeling from Sunday’s Breaking Bad finale, here’s a roundup from the lighter, non-Meth side with “Animation Domination” over on Fox (the season premieres of The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, and American Dad!) and the comic stylings of Stephen Merchant over on HBO (the series premiere...

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TIFF 2013: 'Quai d'Orsay' is a very funny albeit specific French comedy - Sound On Sight

Promoted as a French comedy in the spirit of In The Loop and Veep, Quai d’Orsay is a very enjoyable watch, full of wit and fun. Based on the graphic novel of the same name written by Antonin Baudry (under the pseudonym Abel Lanzac) and based on his own experiences,...

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Sunday Comedy Roundup - Sound On Sight

Posted on October 2, 2013 By Diana Drumm Saturday / Sunday, Sunday Comedy Roundup · 9725. Followers. Likes. Spotlight; TV; Comments. Constantine, Ep....

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TCMFF 2015: 'The Sea Hawk', Swashbuckling for Pre-War Pro-British Politics - Sound On Sight

Under the Warner Brothers banner, Errol Flynn leaps, bounds and rouses hearts to the tune of Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s winning score and the direction of taskmaster Michael Curtiz. Following on the coattails of Captain Blood (1935) and The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), it’s easy to dismiss The Sea Hawk...

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Tribeca 2015: 'Man Up' Fails to Woman Up - Sound On Sight

At 34, Nancy (Londoner-accented Lake Bell) is a flakey journalist on the reluctant look for love at the pestering of friends and family. Through a case of mistaken identity hinging on a self-help book, she winds up on a date turned epic day with Jack (Simon Pegg), an online marketing...