Category Archives: film

I’ll Get You Yet, Daredevil!

Okay, so I sit down to watch the director’s cut DVD of the Daredevil film with my parents, which I’ve had for maybe six months but not yet watched so it was still shrink wrapped. When removing the plastic and … Continue reading

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A Brief Review Of Inland Empire

I loved David Lynch’s 2001 film Mulholland Drive, and I’d rank it among my all-time favourites. It had just the right amount of cohesive story and – I hate to swear in my own blog, but – mind fuckery. But … Continue reading

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Wolverine: Origins

Wednesday last week I saw the film Wolverine: Origins. This film has gotten mixed reviews, both by fans and critics. What I thought of it? It was okay. Not bad, not good, but simply okay. Cliches around every corner, possible … Continue reading

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Multiple Evenings With Kevin Smith

I’m not the biggest Kevin Smith fan. Even so, I’ve seen most of his films, except for Jersey Girl and Zack And Miri Makes A Porno. I generally find his characters and their dialogue stiff and unnatural; the dialogue almost … Continue reading

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The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas

It’s years since I saw the film The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, starring Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds and based on the play by the same name. Actually, I’m not sure if I’ve ever seen it from start ’til … Continue reading

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Brief Reviews Of The Films Be Kind Rewind, Wall-E, March Of The Penguins, And Audition

Jul is not only a time for presents and peace among mankind, but for watching films (and later complaining about them in your blog). Here are some brief reviews of the ones I’ve recently seen. It’s funny how expectations often … Continue reading

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The Irkening Of Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

The geek favourite musical Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog by geek favourite writer Joss Whedon is now available for pre-ordering through Amazon.com. But, do you know what irks me? It hasn’t even been released, and people are reviewing it, mostly showering … Continue reading

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Oslo International Film Festival: The Sword Of The Stranger & Wild Combination

The apparently annual ten-day Oslo International Film Festival started last week, in which they basically import and show a lot of different films from different countries at a couple of cinemas in Oslo. Often independent, non-mainstream films you wouldn’t otherwise … Continue reading

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Lilo & Stitch & The Ugly

I ordered the Lilo & Stitch special edition DVD from play.com to give to myself either on my birthday or for¬† Christmas / Jul, but when it arrived in the mail I was taken aback by just how ugly the … Continue reading

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Alan Smithee

Me: The fourth Hellraiser film was co-directed by Alan Smithee. Friend: hehe Me: He has directed a lot. Friend: yup Friend: he’s not very good though

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