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Danish Girl - ★ ★ ★ ½ DVD Review


I didn’t have a whole lot of interest in seeing The Danish Girl, but I was completing my Oscar set and since both Alicia Vikander and Eddie Redmayne were nominated for the awards formerly known as Best Supporting Actress and Best Actor but now for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role respectively, I gave it a watch.  576 more words

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Thoughts On: relationships within The Lobster (2015) [contains spoilers]

Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster is an unconventional love story, set in the not-so-distant future in an unnamed dystopian city, where all singletons are apprehended and relocated to ‘The Hotel’ in order to find a partner. 1,131 more words

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The Lobster's cold satire takes a hard look at relationships

In his English language debut Yorgos Lanthimos constructs a dark and biting satire dissecting the way humans view relationships, both romantic and societal. Colin Farrell stars as David, a defeated and newly single man who finds himself checking into a Hotel where he is bluntly tasked with finding love among the other tenants. 777 more words

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Rapid Review: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

“Each perfume contains three chords: the head, the heart and the base, necessitating 12 notes in all. The head chord contains the first impression, lasting a few minutes before giving way to the heart chord, the theme of the perfume, lasting several hours. 535 more words

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Seattle Cinema Survey - Underrated Actors

Hello and welcome to another addition of the Seattle Cinema Survey, where I lob inquires about the world of movies to the area’s critics, bloggers and snooty snoots. 895 more words

Review: The Lobster (2015)

Well file this one comfortably (or uncomfortably) under “flawed but fascinating”. THE LOBSTER is a symphony to loneliness, an essay to alienation. It constructs a bizarre and jarring world inhabited by the miserable and the hollow, then asks you to reside in it for a spell. 588 more words

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Spectre

James Bond is back and classing up the joint. After the promotion of the new M, Bond takes leave of MI6, but not before completing a rogue mission in Mexico City. 60 more words

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