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‘Your Highness’ DVD Review

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Director: David Gordon Green Starring: Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman Plot: A useless, stoned, vulgar prince is envious of his brother being treated like a hero (possibly due to him being a… Continue reading

‘The Bank Job’ Retro Review

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Director: Roger Donaldson Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows Plot: A team of petty crooks take on a job to rob a bank from an old associate, unaware that the British Government set it… Continue reading

‘The Loved Ones’ DVD Review

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Director: Sean Byrne Starring: Xavier Samuels, Robin McLeavy Plot: A teenage boy, struggling with the death of his father and home life, finds himself trapped in a nightmare when the girl he turned… Continue reading

‘Green Hornet’ DVD Review

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Director: Michel Gondry Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christolph Waltz, Cameron Pelican Diaz Plot: A revisit of the old school vigilante radio and television serial that sees the brat son of a media… Continue reading

‘Contagion’ Review

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Director: Steven Soderberg Starring: A whole bunch of brilliant, talented actors. And Gwyneth Paltrow. Plot: A mutation of a virus finds itself into the human population. With no vaccinations, antibodies or treatments it… Continue reading

Classic Scene #2 – “I Kinda Like the Dark Grey One”

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“I Kinda Like the Dark Grey One” from Ed Wood (Tim Burton, 1994) The Scene: Edward D. Wood, Jr. (widely considered the worst film-maker of all time) is putting together his newest disaster… Continue reading

How a Film Trailer Nearly Crushed My Soul

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by Appa the Gypsy The year was 2008. I was young (sixteen, to be exact), I was approaching my first set of high school examinations, and I was an angsty teenager, meaning that… Continue reading

‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ Retro Review

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I felt a twinge of familiarity when the latest documentary from divisive film maker Michael Moore. The opening sequence plays out in an identical fashion to Bowling for Columbine. Nothing wrong with that,… Continue reading

‘Jaws’ and ‘Jaws Revenge’ for iPhone

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The iphone, and other similar devices that run apps, are seeing a bigger and faster growing market for games than any other gaming platform in history (don’t quote me on that fact, I… Continue reading

‘You’ll Be Sorry When I’m Dead’ Book Review

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Author: Marieke Hardy Plot: A selection of autobiographical tales from the life of alternative media personality Marieke Hardy. There are few people in the Australian media as interesting as Marieke Hardy. Whilst she… Continue reading