Monthly Archives: February 2010

Crazy Heart

The ‘dude’ got old, sorry I meant ‘Crazy Heart’ stars Jeff Bridges as Bad Blake a washed up country singer tackling problems of a decline in popularity and crippling alcoholism. Constantly on the road and never without a cigarette in … Continue reading

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Micmacs

Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a bit like the Picasso of cinema, quirky, inventive, sweet, and slightly mad maybe? And his films are no exception, from stand out classics like ‘Amelie’ and ‘City of the lost Children’ to best forgotten forays into … Continue reading

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Johnny cash- American VI: Ain’t No Grave

It’s quite fitting that the album begins with the title track as it’s been a while since we lost the man in black and from this collection the words ring true ‘Ain’t no grave can hold my body down’. Far … Continue reading

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Massive Attack-Heligoland

After seven long years, much like Portishead’s hiatus, the godfathers of trip hop return to claim back some of their territory. I say some because in the 20 odd years they have been a band they have for me lead … Continue reading

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The Lovely Bones

After the final cheesy line is delivered and the credits roll I begin to wonder if ‘Lord of the Rings’ was a fluke. Ok King Kong had its moments but it also had the fairy lit monkey skating and perhaps … Continue reading

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Precious

Ok before I start let me say that this is obviously a tragic story and first time actress Gabourney Sidibe’s performance is the powerful core of the film and I’m not going to knock it for that, but unfortunately ‘Precious’ … Continue reading

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