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The loner-in-a-strange-situation film

There is a certain type of movie, typically made by Hollywood, about a lone man, living a mundane life. He would be either the bastard sort, loser sort or simply an ‘everyday-guy’ variety. One day, his life would change, when … Continue reading

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Movies update 7/07

I’ve been seeing a ridiculously little amount of movies this year. In fact, I’ve only seen nine. Babel – A powerful, optimistic epic about relationships. See here. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan – … Continue reading

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The problem with Spider-man

So apparently the third movie is the last of the trilogy, at least with this cast. It’s grand, emotional, spectacular, and very, very big. It’s too much. You could say the same about the whole trilogy, in fact. In trying … Continue reading

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Babel

The simplest ideas can sometimes be delivered in simple manners. Six families, four countries and numerous links to tie them all together form this seemingly complicated film by Alejandro González Iñárritu, whose previous film, 21 Grams, was also a series … Continue reading

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Worst films of 2006

There seemed to be an absurd amount of junk that came out last year, or it might have been that I am bad at picking movies to see. Here is a tribute to the truly atrocious. Black Night (黑夜) – … Continue reading

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Top 11 films of 2006

Yeah I know it’s half-way through February, but I haven’t done it yet and anyway the Oscars aren’t over yet either so here it is. Me and You and Everyone We Know   Very impressive considering Miranda July herself directed, … Continue reading

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