Category Archives: drama

Boyhood

When I was in my early teens, I saw Richard Linklater’s Waking Life. Today, it’s easy to look back and think the movie is more simplistic than it was, but I still have a strong nostalgia. It was a film that spoke … Continue reading

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Only Lovers Left Alive Review

Disclaimers are important I think, and perhaps never more so when writing about vampire movies. Personally, I enjoy them a lot, and have followed the vampire as a character, phenomenon and monster through half my life. Vampires are more associated … Continue reading

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The Fault In Our Stars Review

This review will not be very objective, but opinions never are, so why even try pretending? I pre-ordered The Fault In Our Stars when it was first announced. I haven’t read it more than once, but I did enjoy it a lot. … Continue reading

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Kosmorama Recap, Part Two

The festival is over and done with, all too soon. Here are the rest of my favourite picks: Snowpiercer, The Babadook, and Blue Ruin.

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Kosmorama Recap, Part One

Trondheim’s International Film Festival, Kosmorama, is almost over. I have seen some fantastic films this year, and here are some of those I’ve seen so far: Still Life, ’71, and Kreuzweg. 

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Aronofsky’s Noah Short Review

I remember actually enjoying certain Biblical stories as a child. My favourite was an illustrated version of Samson, which I guess technically makes him my first superhero. Hollywood once knew why the Bible was perfect for the screen, and Aronofsky is … Continue reading

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Tom at the Farm – Tom à la Ferme

Set in wide empty farmlands somewhere in Canada, Tom à la Ferme surprised, touched and disturbed me. It comes across as an intense personal vision even though it’s apparently adapted from a play. Tom comes to the farm in order to … Continue reading

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