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Movie Review: ‘The Great Gatsby (2013)’

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I do enjoy Baz Luhrmann’s offerings, he is a filmmaker who certainly defies convention and he definitely has his own style. It was not surprising to me when it was announced he would… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘American Mary’

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American Mary has been on my radar for quite some time, not sure what took me so long to see it, on paper it screamed my name. I did my best to ignore… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Broadchurch’ Season 1

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Those that know me, know that I love my crime television. Whether it be drama’s or documentary series, I am always there. So when I heard that David Tennant was in a new… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Iron Man 3’

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It feels like Iron Man 3 really snuck up on us, the advertising campaign (at least from my point of view) didn’t feel as grand or as big as the previous Marvel films.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Last Stand’

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Director: Jee-won Kim Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Peter Stormare, Eduardo Noriega, Luis Guzmán, Jaimie Alexander, Rodrigo Santoro, Zach Gilford, Johnny Knoxville Review: I am a big lover and fan of the action… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Jayne Mansfield’s Car’

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Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Kevin Bacon, Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Katherine LaNasa, Ray Stevenson, Robert Patrick, Frances O’Connor Review: Jayne Mansfield’s Car is a film I was set to see at the Melbourne… Continue reading

Geekery’s Favourite Scream Queens

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Halloween is not too far away, and it has for several years marked October as ‘Horror Month’. It really is a time to celebrate all things horror and we here at HoG are… Continue reading

[RRFF ’12] My Boyfriend Is An Angel

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Every so often a film comes out of the angel-subgenre variety, and they certainly range in subject matter. I prefer films such as Dogma, and try and avoid the City Of Angels type… Continue reading

[RRFF ’12] Siberia, Monamour

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Siberia, Monamour was quite a different film than the others I saw as part of the Russian Resurrection Film Festival. This was a much darker and depressing film, yet by the end there… Continue reading

[RRFF ’12] Two Days (Два дня)

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Two Days is a romantic/comedy/drama, and an unexpected one. Heading into this film, I felt a little unsure of what sort of film it was going to be. The first act reveals a… Continue reading