Watched ‘Avatar’ in 3D yesterday. Quite a jump forward in viewing technology from the last time I watched 3D at the cinemas, which was Jaws 3D way back in the 1980’s if I remember correctly. The story was a blend of other movies and cliches, including elements of Lord of The rings, Braveheart, Starhip Troopers, [...]
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Saw ‘Burn after Reading’ at our local cinemas today.
Excellent movie, if you don’t a little violence as well, something I thought could have easily been left out or made less graphic. A fairly typical Coen brothers film with some excellent and funny performances by Malkovich, Pitt, Clooney, Swinton etc. 8/10
Saw ‘The Simpsons’ at Indooroopilly today with V + 3 nephews + 1 niece.
Just like the TV show except you get to eat popcorn… pretty good actually. The usual great mix of visual jokes combined with more sophisticated adult humour that passes over the heads of younger viewers, and not too long at 90 minutes.
Watched this movie last night.
Just a very good movie, not for people who are sensitive about violence on the screen though.
A modern day American tale.
Went to see ‘The Merchant of Venice” this week at the flicks. Ahh the memories of high school English and memorizing patches of verse.
“Hath not a Jew eyes? If you prick us do we not bleed? If you poison us do we not die?” That was about all that I remembered from the play [...]
Terry Gilliam is the director of this strange movie. I’m a big fan of Gilliam and most things deriving from the original Monty Python stable. I’m not quite sure what is going on in Gilliams head but it’s something very interesting, lets leave it at that.
Gilliam is responsible for the wonderfully bizarre ‘Fear and Loathing [...]