Monthly Archives: September 2010

New York, I Love You

The great thing about ‘Paris, je t’aime’ was the diversity of the shorts that went to making up the film; first you’d have a drama then a comedy then a thriller, each director had their own unique style and if … Continue reading

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Un-handy Guide.

Well I just wanted to say thanks to the guardian for making me have to go into town on a Saturday and face the horror, the horror of the general public lumbering around middle earth dragging round oversized pound shop … Continue reading

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World’s Greatest Dad

Robin Williams is a man of two halves, the brilliant ‘The Fisher King’, ‘One Hour Photo’ and ‘Insomnia’ to name but a few and the rubbish ‘Flubber’, ‘Patch Adams’ etc. His work never seems to have any grey area he … Continue reading

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Machete

So picture the scene, Tarantino and Rodriguez are sat around having a few beers and Robert in his drunken state has a brainwave, ‘Quentin’ he says ‘remember that fake trailer I did between ‘Death Proof’ and ‘Planet Terror’ Machete?’ ‘Of … Continue reading

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Not the most pope-ular thing i’ll ever write (sorry Nicki)

Anyone would think that Lady Gaga was in town but no the hysteria was reserved for one Lord Popo, ex-Hitler youth and now head of the Catholic Church. In his whistle stop tour of our little island he was playing … Continue reading

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Mary and Max

Take one disillusioned Australian child called Mary and one mentally deficient New York adult called Max add to that a script that manages to be poignant, humourous and moving all at the same time and animate it as if Robert … Continue reading

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Grinderman 2

Nick Cave and co are back with the beast that is ‘Grinderman 2’ and let me tell you it’s brilliant. Obviously people who didn’t like this darker side of Cave on the first album won’t find much to soothe here … Continue reading

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A Town Called Panic

Imagine a world not unlike Terry Gilliam’s Monty Python animations mixed with a dash of Robot Chicken, The Mighty Boosh and finish with the wonder of the mind of a child at its most innocent imaginative play and you are … Continue reading

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Life

If you have recently entered the world of Blu-ray or are about to then I strongly recommend that you purchase ‘Life’ because it looks like nothing I’ve ever seen. I pay my television licence despite the fact I don’t watch … Continue reading

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The Last Exorcism

‘The Fourth Paranormal Blair Cloverfield Project’ err no sorry what I meant to say was ‘The Last Exorcism’ is utterly terrible. The last decent exorcism was William Friedkin’s 1973 classic ‘The Exorcist’ which couldn’t even be topped by its own … Continue reading

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