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Good Vibrations (2012)

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When the evolution of punk is raised at suburban dinner parties, it is usually discussed as a movement of the musical zeitgeist in the mid-1970s, located in the United States and Great Britain.  You’ve heard this kind of thing said over the croquembouche many a time. Not only does this leave out Australia’s undeniable contribution […]

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Film Review: The Raid 2

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(2014) Indonesia, 150 minutes DIRECTOR: Gareth Evans | CAST: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Alex Abbad, Arifin Putra |RATING: 4/5 In 2011 Welsh director Gareth Evans made his second feature THE RAID: REDEMPTION. It was an Indonesian action film that was a hit at home and well-received internationally. It was an exciting and violent movie that raised the […]

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Film Review: Let Me In

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(2010), USA, 115 minutes DIRECTOR: Matt Reeves | CAST: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Elias Koteas |  RATING: 4/5 In Los Alamos, New Mexico, during the winter of 1983, a bullied young boy befriends a 12-year-old girl who lives in secrecy with her father in the apartment next door. Meanwhile, the local police investigate a […]

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Film Review: Greenberg

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(2010) USA, 107mins DIRECTOR: Noah Baumbach | CAST: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Jason Leigh |RATING: 4/5 Roger Greenberg (Stiller) is an unemployed 40 year old man recovering from a mental breakdown. He has lived in New York city for 15 years, but returns to his hometown Los Angeles to house sit for his brother […]