ISBN: 057122539X See also: Jabberwock ; Fantastic Metropolis Surreal and weird are terms that come to mind when I attempt to review this book. Or to be even more accurate, […]
When Katy French died I only knew her as “that so-called celeb in a coma”. I only knew her as that because I use TV3 to keep track of the […]
Bobby is a night club manager. It is the 1980’s, New York. Life is good. Until the day his brother comes calling. Bobby’s brother, Joe, you see, is a cop. […]
Enchanted is the story of Giselle, who meets her true love, Prince Edward after he rescues her from a troll. Or maybe an ogre. But before they seal their relationship […]
Interview :: Army :: Unwrap :: Evolve :: Bus :: The real thing :: Streak :: Gorge :: Spicy :: Course :: and before I do mine, have y’all seen […]
As I walked to work I mentally composed this post. It was to be full of rage and bile; hatred spewing forth. Red in tooth and claw. There was to […]
Y’all know the drill, she says: Master :: Tour :: Input :: Downtown :: Pricey :: Acceptable :: Terrace :: Sunday :: Payoff :: Jack and Jill :: and I […]
To be honest I never thought I’d be bothered to see this film. The trailers made it look ridiculous, and not in a good way, but we were going, and […]
I read, and really enjoyed, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials a while back, so I was really looking forward to this film, the first of three. Unfortunately it just isn’t […]
This is a film with impact.
The opening voice-over is a speech on the radio, an anti-tutsi speech, broadcast on Hutu Power radio, over a black screen so as to really let us hear the words. It describes the flaws, reveals the prejudices in Rwanda, tells the viewer of the cockroach infestation the Hutu people will have to wipe out. This is then contrasted by the opening scenes; In Kigali airport we see Paul (Cheadle) collecting fresh lobsters to serve in the hotel where he works as house manager. It shows a bustling, growing, on the up city. But on the way back to the hotel we are introduced to the undercurrent of tension that is played out so well throughout this film.
Just an ickle, quick post. The xmas party was grand; a few people may be regretting actions but I don’t really know them so who cares ;). Traffic was a […]
ISBN: 9781400064717 See also: Excerpt ; Interview with author I’ve read two other books by Russell; The Sparrow, which I loved, and Children of God which was very good, but […]