drama

The Tree of “huh?”

Jul 8, 2011
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The Tree of “huh?”

Terrence Malick’s latest directorial effort, information pills The Tree of Life, case attempts to contemplate the glory and wonder of the universe and it’s interconnectedness with our lives. It centres around a suburban Texan family in the 1950’s. Brad Pitt plays the stern (and abusive) but loving father, Mr. O’Brien, while Jessica Chastain (a deadringer for Bryce Dallas Howard) plays the quiet and permissive mother. They have three boys. The film begins a little further into the family’s life with Mrs. O’Brien receiving a letter about the death of her middle son, aged 19 at the time. Read More »

Hank Moody’s Fourth Season

Jul 1, 2011
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Hank Moody’s Fourth Season

Hank Moody seems like an impossible character. If you’ve followed Californication you know what I mean. He is affable, nurse bright, public health lazy and quite simply lost. Californication is definitely one of Showtime’s best programs and recently wrapped up it’s fourth season. If you have no idea about this dramedy series, decease let me fill you in.

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The King’s Sp-p-p-peech

May 23, 2011
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The King’s Sp-p-p-peech

2010 was a good year for Hollywood. There was “Black Swan”, order “Social Network”, advice “Inception” and many more exceptional films. But one stood out head and shoulders above the rest. For only one can be crowned Best Picture at the Oscar’s and only one actor can be deemed Best Actor at the Golden Globe’s. The King’s Speech took both those honours and many more. In fact, surgeon the Academy gave this film 12 nominations and 4 awards (the most coveted ones, at that). So, as it has recently processioned it’s way into the DVD market, I felt it fit (for a king) to review this, the most celebrated of last year’s films.

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