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Archive for May 2010

Robin Hood

May 26, 2010

I could easily insert all my thoughts about this movie in my “death of escapism” post, but starting a new one is easier than trying to re-edit another.  I don’t know what’s happened to Ridley Scott, the man who brought us Alien, Blade Runner, Legend, and even Gladiator?  Here, he seems to have forgotten that […]

More Capsule Reviews!

May 2, 2010

DISTRICT 9 – Not exactly a film of subtlety yet ridiculously entertaining and leaps and bounds better than that other movie about aliens getting evicted from their homes.  Part mockumentary, part bloody science fiction the film follows Wickus Van de Merwe (Sharlto Copley) as he leads a military force into “District 9” (alien refugee camp) to serve […]