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Richard Ayoade’s Submarine – Another Way to Come of Age

by July 7th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV »

The newly released coming-of-age story, Submarine is a lot like the movie Amelie, but instead of starring the impish Audrey Tautou, it stars a 15 year old action figure of teenage male introspection, Craig Roberts as main character Oliver Tate; and instead of being set in a sepia-rich, fantasy Paris, Submarine is submersed in an […]

Lame Done Well – Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch

by March 28th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV »

I don’t go to see every movie that comes out, but based on its dazzling trailers and the director’s previous films (300, Watchmen) I had positioned Zack Snyder‘s Sucker Punch as a tentpole movie that wouldn’t fail to explode with all the right blockbuster stimulation on the big screen. Following the expert flow and framing […]

The Cannonball Run to End Them All

by November 23rd, 2010 - Culture » Film and TV »

Upon the highway of my Netflix queue, hot new releases have come and gone, but the Burt Reynolds classic The Cannonball Run – the crown of a genre to which I am currently drawn – still sits there, mocking me with an expected availability of “A Very Long Wait“. It stands to reason that there […]

Shit Happens – Kids in the Hall Death Comes to Town

by October 19th, 2010 - Culture » Film and TV »

Scott Thompson, Dave Foley, Mark McKinney, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald. The Kids in the Hall was a monster, monster moment in television history for me. Their comedy was like an intricately woven blood red and brown gold wreath made by a forlorn gen-x bisexual, dark strange ideas poured over with an eye-foaming lightheartedness that did […]

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