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Cosmopolis and the perils of weirdness in art

If I said that I enjoyed Cosmopolis, David Cronenberg’s new film starring Robert Pattinson and an array of familiar actors who enter and exit his swanky car over the course of a trip to the barber, I wouldn’t be lying. … 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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