Monthly Archives: November 2010

The American (Review)

TheShiznit November 2010 (not entirely happy with this, but got an incredible – and admittedly somehwat justified – comment reprinted verbatim below: “Couldnt be arsed with reading the whole review to be honest, fine if I want a media/film studies … Continue reading

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Let Me In (Review)

Fortean Times 269 For the uninitiated, the impeccably-titled Swedish vampire romp Låt den rätte komma in (“Let The Right One In”) was released in 2008 to the delight of both horror aficionados and those conceited sloanes who animalistically gratify themselves … Continue reading

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Dream Home (Review)

Fortean Times 269 An offal-festooned excursion into the exorbitant world of Hong Kong’s overpriced property market may not sound like the most engaging cinematic subject matter; however, Dream Home is a surprisingly entertaining curiosity, albeit one which leaves you feeling … Continue reading

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Last Night (Review)

Fortean Times 269 What would you do if you found out that the world was to end in six hours? That’s the question underpinning Canadian dir­ector Don McKellar’s 1998 feature debut, an intimate examination of how different people spend their … Continue reading

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The Life and Death of Charlie St Cloud (Review)

Fortean Times 268 There is something hideously amiss with Charlie St Cloud. No, it’s not the fact that waxen-faced supersprog Zac Efron is trying his hand at conventional melodrama. Nor is it that, seemingly for the first time in recent … Continue reading

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Bikini Girls on Ice (Review)

Fortean Times online October 2010 (the published version had a purely superficial line – about Victorian piety – omitted which I was rather fond of, so, somewhat smugly, I’ve included it here. I also had a rather civil correspondance with … Continue reading

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Sweet Karma (Review)

Fortean Times online October 2010 Helmed by first-time director Andrew Thomas Hunt, Sweet Karma is a grimy, distinctly ‘70s-flavoured femme-revenge flick which, though flawed, strives nobly to punch above its weight. Indeed, its threadbare plot – Shera Bechard’s mute Russian … Continue reading

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