Monthly Archives: January 2008


Diablo Cody, name not familiar? it will be for she has just written her first screenplay and it’s a corker. Directed by Jason Reitman who you may remember did the excellent ‘Thank you for Smoking’ and the not so memorable … Continue reading

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Firstly let me say that I have not only just seen one of the films of the year and its only January but I have also seen an exceptional piece of filmmaking. Julian Schnabel has, after making previous films ‘Basquiat’ … Continue reading

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Tim Burton has had hits ‘Mars Attacks’, ‘Big Fish’ etc and misses mainly ‘Planet of the Apes’ but whatever you think of him you can not disagree that he is nothing if not challenging and is in everything he does … Continue reading

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Neon crosses on dirty walls The good book scuffed the pages torn The empty words fall on deaf ears The congregation bruised and scared   Thieves get richer and saints get shot Martyrdom won’t make this stop People get up … Continue reading

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Sorry Tom what was that?

Scientologists there a wacky bunch aren’t they. They believe that an alien called Xenu came to earth billions of years ago and filled all the volcanoes with beings before blowing them up and covering everything in evil being residue which … Continue reading

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I love facts me.

This week the Zoological Society of London published a list of facts about animals and because they make me go wow, i thought you might like to go wow too: RABBITS love liquorice – but it is very bad for … Continue reading

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Lust, Caution

With the exception of the Hulk Ang Lee makes beautiful films and Lust, Caution is no exception. A stylish romantic thriller set in Shanghai during world war 2 it tell the rather sad tale of the relationship between student/activist Wong … Continue reading

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