Category Archives: Film

Famous Last Words

For the last ever post on MostlyFilm, we’ve assembled as many current and former contributors as possible to show you their favourite endings from the movies. Technically, there may be spoilers.

So, that’s it from us. Thanks to all of you out there for reading over the last seven years! It’s been a pleasure and a privilege to share all this with you. Well, mostly.


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Shortly Oscars 2018

For the climax of MostlyFilm’s final week of existence, we’re bringing you an entire weekend of Oscar coverage. On Saturday, you’ll get a full list of our predictions: on Sunday, our team will be with you throughout the night covering the awards ceremony in as live a fashion as they can manage. But to start things off, here are Indy Datta and Spank The Monkeydoing their usual schtick of reviewing the nominees in the short film categories.

DeKalb Elementary

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SEVEN OF SEVEN – Films Of The Future

What will cinema look like in THE WORLD OF TOMORROW? Don’t ask us, we’re only thinking about the next year or so. In the final part of this terminal scratching of our seven-year itch, Ron Swanson takes a look into his crystal ball, which is industry slang for ‘back issues of Screen International’.

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SEVEN OF SEVEN – Monoglot Movie Club: Epitaph 1

Continuing our look back on the last seven years of MostlyFilm, here’s the final part of an occasional series in which Spank The Monkey travels to foreign countries, watches films in unfamiliar languages, and then complains about not understanding them. This episode: Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Egypt, Denmark, Italy and Japan, 2012-2017.

Monoglot Movie Club 2012-2018
Click on the map to see exactly why MostlyFilm have refused to pay my travel expenses since 2012.

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MostlyFilm’s Best of 2017

kiwizoidberg puts on his tux and reads out the results of our annual poll, because we can’t trust Warren Beatty to do it without making a complete Eli Wallachs of the job again.

MF award

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SEVEN OF SEVEN – A Magnificent Seven

Each day during our final week, one of our regular writers will pick out seven highlights from our seven years of existence. Today, it’s the turn of Indy Datta, who has been reviewing new releases for Europe’s Best Website for all seven of those years. Actually, scratch that, because the lazy bastard stopped after reviewing Creed two years ago. Maybe he gave up after that to pursue his true metier as a predictor of best supporting actor Oscars. After he recovered from that burn, we asked him to sum up his 7 years of watching and reviewing.

House of Tolerance

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Mostly Farewell

Okay, we said we were closing down back in December, but we really mean it this time. Nevertheless, MostlyFilm has TEN BLOODY DAYS of premium content for you before we pull down the shutters, with one or two new posts every day from now until Oscar night and beyond. To introduce our week-and-a-bit of wonders, here’s CaulorLime’s elegy to how we started and where we’re finishing.

…beautiful friend…

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