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Day: 24 June 2015

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Film Review: ‘That Sugar Film’

★★★★☆ Damon Gameau’s feature documentary about the detrimental effects of refined sugar and excess fructose on our health is both educative and entertaining. The central message of That Sugar Film (2015) is that the calories from sugar behave differently from other foods. Recalling Morgan Spurlock’s McDonald’s overdose in […]


Film Review: ‘Station to Station’

★★★☆☆ Doug Aitken’s Station to Station (2014) immediately states its intent. This is to be “a journey through modern creativity”, shot over 24 days, spanning 4000 miles from Atlantic to Pacific. It’s not specified that this will be across the US, but it quickly becomes clear it couldn’t […]


Film Review: ‘She’s Funny That Way’

★★★☆☆ Watching Peter Bogdanovich’s She’s Funny That Way (2014) is a somewhat bittersweet experience. It’s terrific to see the great almost man return from TV movie purgatory with renewed focus to craft a lovely, quick-witted throwback with big stars on a broad canvass. But, on the other hand, […]