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Day: 21 March 2011

DVD Releases: ‘Skyline’

Having prepared myself for a huge budget, Hollywood-friendly, man vs. aliens epic, I found myself somewhat dumbfounded at the bizarre results offered up by the Brothers Strause’s Skyline (2010). On one hand, it is not only derivative of just about […]

DVD Review: ‘We Are What We Are’

★★★☆☆ A bedraggled man’s gargling death in a Romero-esque shopping centre sets the stage for this exemplary Mexican horror-satire, the preternaturally assured debut of Jorge Michel Grau. No sooner has the man collapsed to the faux marble floor, than a […]

Film Review: ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’

★★★☆☆ Midway through Woody Allen’s latest dramedy, Anna Friel’s small role as a budding artist laments to her long time friend Sally (Naomi Watts) that the affair she has recently entered into has turned her life into something resembling a […]