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What do Ryu Murakami and Darren Aronofsky have in common?

The links between the first’s book, Almost transparent blue, and the second’s movie, Requiem for a dream.

Murakami’s novel (pretty short, by the way) received awards and good reviews; Aronofsky’s film also got excellent reviews and it was nominated for several awards, including the great Ellen Burstyn’s nomination for best actress at the Academy Awards. 153 more words

Cinema

The Best Movie of ... 1972

The year of The Godfather, but apart from that nothing really stands out. I’ll generally try anything for 10 or 20 minutes, but if it shows no promise, it gets binned. 1,008 more words

McConaughey Spaced up in a new Poster for Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

Empire has premiered a new poster for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway and Michael Caine.

Interstellar chronicles the journey of a group of scientists who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations of human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage in an effort to save humanity. 33 more words

Film

Jared Leto on heroin.

Okay so I’ve been incredibly good at updating this regularly… But the other day I was browsing Amazon looking for a film and decided I’d watch Requiem for a Dream because I’ve never gotten round to watching it. 298 more words

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Providence

Providence (1977 – FRA/SUI) 

Quem conhece alguns dos filmes de Alain Resnais já sabe que ele transformava o didático em difícil, seja em adaptações literárias, teatrais, vivia sempre além, buscando novas maneiras de contar histórias, de retratar sentimentos, de fazer cinema. 216 more words

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Movie Review: Draft Day.

In honor of the start of the next football season, I decided to watch Draft Day. The movie is not Moneyball (Not that I thought it was) and it has too much sentimentality for any football fan to really care about. 202 more words

Reviews

The Calling

BB.5

(out of 5)

Susan Sarandon plays a broken, alcoholic police chief whose inability to give a damn about her job causes little interruption of the running of affairs in her posting in Fort Dundas, Ontario.   292 more words

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