Monthly Archives: March 2011

“So it begins…”

Production has begun in Wellington, New Zealand today for Peter Jackson’s new film “The Hobbit”. Due to us already experiencing what would normally be the only life-span of a film’s life (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) it makes it … Continue reading

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“The Motorcycle Diaries” review

This film feels like it was made with love. It’s the story of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara (Played by the charismatic Gael García Bernal) as he travels South America on a motorcycle (and on foot). Some films make you interested in … Continue reading

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5 mini-reviews from a critic catching up

A Curtain Raiser [Francois Ozon, 2006] Probably the best of these five films I’m reviewing. Bruno (The charming Louis Garrel) and his friend Pierre (Mathieu Amalric) are waiting in Bruno’s apartment for his girlfriend to arrive. Bruno previously told her … Continue reading

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2010: A year in film

So here they are folks; the winners of the ten categories. (If you want to familiarize yourself with the nominees, you can do so here) It should be noted that in each category there was more than one nominee I … Continue reading

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A lacklustre holiday

I’d wanted to see this and since it was on TV I took the opportunity. I was hoping for some laughs and a pretty French location, I got pretty locations but hardly any laughs. This film is let down by … Continue reading

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