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September 2008

‘Bangkok’ Desperate: The Meaning of $8 Million

Contemplate the number for a moment…$8 million. One Sixtieth of what The Dark Knight has made so far this Summer. One tenth of the average


Fist of Legend (1994)

In the world of innocuous comparisons, Jet Li will always be Gene Kelly to Jackie Chan’s Fred Astaire. The latter used his grace and


Troubadours (2007)

The notion of returning to your roots is at the core of every life crisis. Getting back to the comfort of the past, to the


Film Focuses on Financial ‘Flow’ of Water

It’s as precious as oil, and just as many wars have (and will) be fought over it. But unlike the battles braved by American


Critical Confessions: Part 11 - The Dead Zone

It appears to come on suddenly, almost without warning. One minute you’re juggling a schedule to see if you can fit a few more


Super-Heroic: The Best/Worst Films of Summer 2008

In general, it will be known as the ‘Summer of the Bat’. Christopher Nolan brought the Caped Crusader back for another crime epic experience, and


August 2008

Labor Daze 2008

It’s the annual end of Summer holiday. Time to reflect on the final week of the popcorn moviegoing experience, the upcoming end of the


The Promotion (2008)

Someone once said that all men live lives of quiet desperation. For those in middle management, said anxiety can be anything but silent. It’s


Friday Film Focus - 29 August, 2008

It’s the final week of Summer 2008, and believe it or not, not a single tentpole release (Babylon A.D.) or fringe title (College, Disaster


‘Madness’ Maintains Tropic Thunder’s Gimmick

Say what you will about Tropic Thunder - hilarious Hollywood satire or sorry excuse for politically incorrect potshots - but it’s hard to deny


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