Posts Published by Kevin

Blind Spot: Hitler’s Secretary

“That can really only happen when a tyrannical system is so well established that it can dominate the entire fabric of society. And the Germans are good at organising. People’s consciences, too.” When does something…

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Attack the Gas Station

You often hear that there’s a whole world (literally) between the Occident and the Orient. Hanging at Montreal’s Fantasia festival and watching a bunch of Asian movies proves it largely. What was last year’s biggest…

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Gilmore Girls Season One

1.1 – “Pilot” Rory: You’re happy. Lorelai: Yeah. Rory: Did you do something slutty? Lorelai: I’m not that happy. In this first episode, the supporting characters are a bit too broad, there’s some unnecessary sitcomish…

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Killshot

Is it me who haven’t been paying attention in the past or is 2009 a banner year for high-profile straight-to-DVD films? How exactly is a movie that’s 1) adapted from an Elmore Leonard novel, 2)…

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2009 log (7)

(4 Jul) Cabaret (1972, Bob Fosse)91 [ I finally got around to seeing this through my little Nazi phase, but I should have so long ago as it’s right up my alley, what with me…

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Die Hard 2

Oh, man! Is this a classic or what! I know, I know, purists might not agree, but just think about it. As far as my generation is concerned at least, this is one of the…

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THE SIXTH SENSE

Movie Infos Title: The Sixth Sense Year: 1999 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Writer: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Bruce Willis Haley Joel Osment Toni Collette Olivia Williams Donnie Wahlberg … This is much more than a…

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Igby Goes Down

When I asked writer-director Burr Steers whether it would be accurate to describe his feature film debut as “a cross between Catcher in the Rye and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York”, he found…

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Funny People

As its title implies, Judd Apatow‘s third feature is all about comedians or, more precisely, about how the very people who make a living (or try to anyway) making people laugh are often miserable, pathetic…

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The Usual Suspects

When you see a movie for the first time, you’re discovering everything, and depending of various factors, you come out having enjoyed it or not. With time, you might come to watch the film again,…

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