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Skin Game: satire on a serious subject

Skin Game (1971)

In the satire – Skin Game (1971), set in the back drop of the mid-18th century and tells the story of two conman who travelling around the county posing as slave and slave master, cheating money from county folks. 157 more words

At First Glance: “Grace and Frankie”

With so many shows coming out at you at any one time it’s hard to know what to pick and watch, or even just try out. 662 more words


RIORI Vol. 3, Installment 4: Jon Favreau’s "Chef" (2014)

The Players:

Jon Favreau, Emjay Anthony, John Leguizamo and Sofia Vergara, with Scarlett Johannson, Bobby Cannavale, Robert Downey, Jr., Oliver Platt and Dustin Hoffman.

The Plot: 13,078 more words


Movie review: A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence is 'Swedish'.

A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence   ★   dir. Roy Andersson

As befits a black comedy filmed in beige, there’s an absolute lack of glamour in this weird Swedish whimsy. 264 more words

Movie Review

Film #141: This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

Director: Shawn Levy
Language: English
Length: 103 minutes
Watched on: 7 Jan 2015

I felt cheated by this film, to be honest. When you’re on a plane without access to the internet, you sort of have to rely on the promotional leaflet “review”, if it can be called that – you can’t simply log on to find a Kermode review or a rotten tomatoes rating, or check the IMDB for a more neutral assessment. 247 more words


5 TO 7 with Victor Levin

When I spoke with Victor Levin by phone on April 3, 2015, I was surprised to learn that one of the thing that I appreciated most about his feature film directorial debut, the practicality of the women of the piece about extra-marital affairs in contrast to the shock evidenced by the men, was not something he intended. 302 more words


Time of the Season Spring 2015 Edition: SOUND! Euphonium

Everybody else: “OH MY GOD!! A NEW KYOANI SHOW!! This is gonna be so interesting and easily one of the best shows of the season!!!!” 421 more words