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February 2008

And the Winner Isn’t…10 Oscar Blunders

We critics love to give Oscar the razz. After all, they get it wrong so many times that, inherently, we view it as an out


Indy’s Back…for 103 Seconds

by Pablo Amor Before I press the ‘play’ button of what seems to be an illegal recording (probably made by the projectionist of a north


American Gangster: 3 Disc Deluxe Edition

Real life is not always compatible with ‘reel’ life. What this means is, not every true story can turn into a true work of cinematic


Nightmare Detective: Unrated

It’s been nearly two decades since Japanese maverick Shinya Tsukamoto set international tongues wagging with his amazing cyberpunk splatterfest Tetsuo: The Iron Man. A


Friday Film Focus - 15 February 2008

For the weekend beginning 14 February, here are the films in focus: Jumper [rating: 4] Jumper is junk, a halfway decent premise destroyed by some of the


‘Persepolis’ Provides a Magical Perspective

They say the best way to know any culture is through its art. It’s also possible to gain a similar perspective via its artists.


‘Jumper’ is Jive

Casting is crucial to the success of a film. Just ask anyone who suffered through 2006’s god-awful (no pun intended) remake of The Omen. While


It’s VILE-entine’s Day

Don’t you just hate the false sentiment, the “love them or else” aura that surrounds this so called holiday of love. Ever since marketers


Just Say No - Hayden Christensen as an Action Hero

You want proof that there’s no God. Want incontrovertible evidence that 99.9% of Hollywood executives have their heads so far up their rectums that they


Strike Out

If we are to believe the whispered scuttlebutt (since confirmed by major media outlets), the four month old strike by the Writers Guild of America


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Trickle Down Corruption in 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"In a world of hitmen, snitches, mobsters, murderers, terrorists, rapists, rioters, bombers, thieves, and serial killers, your greatest enemy is your boss.

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