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June 2008

Friday Film Focus - 27 June, 2008

Feel that heat? Summer just continues to sizzle. For 24 June, here are the films in focus: Wanted [rating: 9]...if they’re not careful, those Marvel


There’s Nothing ‘Standard’ About this Documentary

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. In the case of the horrifying images witnessed by the world as part


Indiana Jones and the Search for a Better Script

When it was first announced that George Lucas, Harrison Ford, and Stephen Spielberg were contemplating a fourth dip back into the Indiana Jones franchise and


Psycho a Go-Go (1965)

It's Wednesday, time for more cinematic dung. This time, Al Adamson turns a typical '60s heist flick into a series of hate crimes that could only happen in a pre-PC motion picture landscape.


Movie News Tuesday: 24 June 2008

Allen’s Latest Gets a Preview Yahoo Movies has landed the exclusive trailer for Woody Allen’s latest, the love triangle themed Vicky Christina Barcelona.


Words of Wisdom: George Carlin (1937 - 2008)

For our generation, George Carlin and his comedy album Class Clown were like God (or maybe Moses) and his Bible (or at the very least,


Wanted: The Fight Matrix Club

Hollywood is notorious for repeating ideas. When something is successful, you can guarantee studio suits are desperate to find a way of copying it. With


Long Dream (2000)

When faced with death, few would argue against the prospect of more life. Sure, there are ethical considerations over ‘quality vs. quantity’, and no one


The Hammer (2007)

Sometimes, comedy is as much about the messenger as it is the message. Case in point: Adam Carolla. The stand-up/performer, responsible for such contrasting


The Return of Troma 2: Offensive Behaviour/ The Demons Among Us

As stated before, the gossip got it wrong. Troma, left for dead by pundits who proclaimed its “Poultrygeist only” business plan a model for nothing


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