Tag Archives: cinema

For me “It’s” quite clear

I can’t begin to explain the joy I get from Nancy Meyers’ films. She does middle class dinner scenes of people laughing and drinking wine better than anyone! Her films make you want to dive through the screen into this … Continue reading

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“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 Jyerating Film Award Nominations

I’ve been agonizing over these nominations for a while now, but I’m finally done putting them together. Obviously there are still films from 2010 that I want to see, but I’m going ahead with the awards anyway. You’ll notice some … Continue reading

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“Stardust Memories” review

Right of the bat I’d have to recommend that you see Federico Fellini’s “8 ½” before viewing this. Allen’s film parallels Fellini’s, although that being said, both films are quite different. This is an Allen film through and through. He … Continue reading

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“The Ghost Writer” review

  A writer (Played by the competent and easy to watch Ewen McGregor) is hired to help write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang.  But things aren’t as simple as all that when McGregor starts to think … Continue reading

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