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'Jupiter Ascending'

Abysmal. A cacophony of confusing visuals and boring (laser) fight scenes that completely overshadow what was, potentially, a visually sumptuous epic. A five hour film spliced into nothingness? 60 more words


'A Girl Walks Home at Night'

So few surprises at the Oscars that hardly worth pausing to mention (although delighted for Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne and J.K.Simmons).

So on with the everyday – not that… 116 more words

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Bogart, Hemingway and Faulkner? Definitely "To Have"

It’s well established that almost no one liked the book version of To Have and Have Not – not even its author, Mr. Macho himself, … 526 more words

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'Still Alice'

Totally devastating – and Julianne Moore, in a superbly understated performance which will hopefully  finally bring her the Oscar she so deserves (Far From Heaven, A Single Man), 58 more words

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Big Brother is watching you – or at least listening.

A coruscating documentary about Whistleblower Ed Snowden and the metadata collection by the US government on not only US citizens but also non-Americans living outside the USA – all under the guise of ‘terrorism’ (even if you are the German Chancellor or a Brazilian company competing against American interests in Brazil….). 61 more words

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Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) - A Counter-Productive Relationship with Thought

Transformers: Age of Extinction is something of a paradox. Compared to Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and the original… 2,545 more words