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The Castle (1997)

Australian films should enjoy more exposure, they are often brilliant and always interesting (they try to set themselves apart from Hollywood films). As an Aussie living in England, with an English boyfriend, I like to expose him to some Australiana ...

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Age of Empires II: HD Release

Last Tuesday, Age of Empires II HD was released via Steam from Hidden Path Entertainment (and of course originally from the now defunct Ensemble Studios). For those of you who don’t know what Age of Empires is… What did you ...

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Spring Breakers

A review implies that I will have a definitive opinion of the subject matter that I am reviewing. I am warning you now, if that is what you expect, you will be disappointed. I honestly don’t know how I feel ...

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Marvel Now: All New X-Men

by John Leal Many people I have talked to over the years, whether at the shop or in casual conversation, have been a testament to my fascination/obsession with Marvel. It could be any number of reasons as to why I ...

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Hit and Run

I have been a Kristen Bell fan since Veronica Mars (although I didn’t actually watch the show until a kind friend introduced me years after the show aired). I admit that she tends to be in silly films, such as ...

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Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

A few years ago now I read Slaughterhouse 5 and I absolutely loved it. That isn’t an original opinion, I know, but it is a great book. Read it! Since then, I’ve been meaning to try out more Vonnegut and ...

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GIRLS: Season 1

A while ago, I read an intriguing review of HBO’s comedy drama Girls. It talked about how the main characters were flawed and ‘real’. This seemed intriguing to me, given the lack of ‘real’ characters on TV. The review also ...

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Much Ado About Nothing: Trailer

When I was a kid, one of my favourite films was the 1993 Kenneth Branagh version of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. And I really do mean when I was a kid – I’m talking from the age of seven ...

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