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David Bowie Makes The Most Catastrophic of Flops Tolerable

And more film stuff from the Grolsch Film Works blog.
November 5, 2012, 10:18am

Earlier this year, VICE Films and Grolsch Film Works teamed up with the directors Harmony Korine, Alexey Fedorchenko and Jan Kwiecinski to make a three-part film called The Fourth Dimension. Now, Grolsch Film Works have a new website where you can find out what they’ve been up to and read/watch interesting stuff about films. Every week we'll be plucking the highlights. This is that.

WIN TICKETS TO SEEN BEN WHEATLEY'S SIGHTSEERS

One of last year’s most talked about directors, Ben Wheatley (Kill List), has teamed up with comic mastermind Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) to bring you another hilarious British comedy, Sightseers. And guess what, we’re putting on an exclusive screening in central London on November 14th that YOU can win tickets to. Enter our competition below to be in with a chance of winning a pair.

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DAVID BOWIE: THE ACTOR WHO FELL TO EARTH

Making a case for David Bowie’s genius has to be a definite example of Stating The Bleeding. But as an actor? Well, in a weird way, it just kind of works. Bowie’s otherworldly aura, and his ability to make even the plain ridiculous look like part of a well-thought out performance persona, means he gets away with Film Murder.

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SKATEBOARDING FILMS: CINEMA FOR SHREDDERS

Sometimes skate videos just aren’t enough. What you need is a narrative, a well-shot film, none of that shaky hand-held camerawork by skaters who never went to film school. Oh, and some hot actresses might help spice things up a bit, too. Basically, we need better skateboarding movies, something along the lines of these few greats. But note this: we've thrown in a couple of films that contain only one memorable skating scene that's made us wanna rip. So call up your mates, watch these, reach for your planks and start poppin' those tre flips!

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Keep your peepers peeled for more Grolsch Film Works updates next week. Go to grolschfilmworks.com to see what’s happening right now.