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July 13, 2013
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Cassandra's Dream

Cassandra's Dream

The Book of Mormon (theatre) – ★★★☆☆
– irreverent song and dance about the Mormons

Before Sunrise – ★★★☆☆
– talking love

Crossing Lines (tv) – ★☆☆☆☆
– euro women in peril. Nope

The Act of Killing – “This is really about all of us, and it’s not just about the impunity and the banality of evil; it’s also about the insistent fascination of evil, in which we also all implicated” – Joshua Oppenheimer

Cassandra's Dream – ☆☆☆☆☆
– the lecherous camera as offensive as the accents and dialogue

Odd Thomas – ★★☆☆☆
– dark horror that doesn’t fit the dodgy CGI and TV movie look and feel

Trance – ★★★☆☆
– twisting art heist hypnotic fun

Being Mary Jane (tv) – ★★☆☆☆
– why did I watch this? Not the worst thing I’ve seen, but not for me

Hatfields & McCoys (tv) – ★★★☆☆
– how not to settle a dispute

 

ratings

March 20, 2013
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Cronos

Cronos

Cronos – ★★☆☆☆
– ambitious low budget Mexican horror

Whole Lotta Sole – ★★☆☆☆
– Irish comedy heist thriller

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – ★★☆☆☆
– long, so so sorcery mish mash. Two down, six to go?

Robot & Frank – ★★☆☆☆
– surprisingly moving

The Audience (theatre) – ★★★★☆
– incredible. Hellen Mirren is stunning as is the production

Paths of Glory – ★★★★☆
– “You can’t handle the truth”