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Sunday, May 14th, 2006

Sorry couldn’t resist the title. I bet if I did a search I’d find hundreds like it already. What can I say it is a classic line. Well hats off to Mr Abrams. The best of the franchise so far. I liked the first one but it lacked the team element for most of the […]

Shaolin Soccer

Friday, March 31st, 2006

I picked up "Kung Fu Hustle" on DVD a month or so ago. Really enjoyed it. Picked up "Shaolin Soccer" last weekend. I haven’t seen a comedy that made me laugh in a long time. I’m not going to spoil it by analysing it though.

Good Night and Good Luck

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Just went to see “Good Night and Good Luck”. The cinematography was stunning. The cast outstanding and played their parts well. The story well structured. It dealt with important topics in an intelligent way. But… Maybe not being American it didn’t have the impact or maybe knowing the outcome left it without any feeling of […]

Men of Action!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006

Watched a 1960s promo film/making of for “The Dirty Dozen”. Some shots of the actors and crew at work. Some of them at play. An info light version of the extras so beloved of the DVD makers of today. What was funny was the voice over. How they kept telling us that the cast were […]

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