Category Archives: Film

Deep Space Nostalgia

Like so many others, I have a real soft spot for the first Star Wars trilogy. I have some weirdly vivid memories of my first encounter with this immensely popular film universe at around the age of eight or nine. Advertisements

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The Back of Beyond

  In one of those beautiful moments of convergence that the universe throws my way every so often, this week I had the opportunity to visit the remote outback town of Marree in the same week that David Michôd’s film The Rover was … Continue reading

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The Age of the Superhero

I was rather lukewarm about the idea of an Avengers movie when it just seemed like a cynical ploy to make more money by producing movies about other lesser-known Marvel heroes in the wake of the successful Iron Man franchise. But my … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech Review

The King’s Speech explores the unlikely friendship between King George VI (Colin Firth) and Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), an Australian speech therapist whose unorthodox methods helped a reluctant leader to find his voice at a time when his country needed … Continue reading

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And the geek shall inherit the box office…

  Eisencera? How about Cerenberg?  What shall this two-faced hybrid be known as?  Why does it exist? Will the two actors ever be considered on their own merits? These are eternal questions that may never be answered. But I will … Continue reading

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