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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