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Film: Run Lola Run

February 17, 2011

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Run Lola Run Directed by Tom Tykwer (1998) jusco’s Rating: ★ Wow, no, sorry, Run Lola Run was not my cup of tea. Over-indulgent, trite, repetitive. Lola, a red-haired German chick, tries to save her boyfriend who lost 100,000 marks, within the time limit of 15 minutes. So she starts running, hence the title. Pretty […]

Film: The King’s Speech

February 13, 2011

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The King’s Speech Directed by Tom Hooper (2010) jusco’s Rating: ★★★★ Bravo Colin Firth. Bravo Geoffrey Rush. Bravo Helena Bonham Carter. Bravo Tom Hooper, David Seidler and team. The King’s Speech is a great film. The start felt a bit under-par but it decidedly improved tremendously. It was a sure relief to find what the […]

Film: Black Swan

February 13, 2011

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Black Swan Directed by Darren Aronofsky (2010) jusco’s Rating: ★★★★ I knew I was in for a psychological thriller. What I didn’t realise was how dark and terrifying Black Swan would be. Yet it is in this dark tale of an obsessive ballerina where the beautiful Natalie Portman delivers, undoubtedly, her greatest and most captivating, […]

Film: The Green Hornet

February 3, 2011

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The Green Hornet Directed by Michel Gondry (2011) jusco’s Rating: ★ Wow, what a massive, full blown trainwreck. A complete disaster and quite seriously one of the worst films I’ve seen. Is it that bad? Take it from me, it is. In fact, what was Seth Rogen thinking? I expected at least a half-decent film […]

Film: Animal Kingdom

February 3, 2011

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Animal Kingdom Directed by David Michôd (2010) jusco’s Rating: ★★★★1/2 David Michôd’s solid crime thriller from Australia lives up to all the hype and critical acclaim already lavished upon it. Not only does Animal Kingdom contain astounding performances, it is also perfectly paced with an engaging plot that isn’t overdone and stays true to the […]