Monthly Archives: October 2010

Paranormal Activity 2

Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) There’s something wrong with this picture. This film begins a few months before the events of the first installment, and centres around the family of Katie’s sister. After they experience what appears to be a break-in, … Continue reading

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crazies

I was pleasantly surprised by something in Entertainment Weekly. After a brief capsule about a show on the origins of life, the writer added, “Come on out, crazies! It’s time to talk about how evolution had no part in this.” … Continue reading

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smooth

I have made the best smoothie in the history of smoothies. It contains frozen vanilla yogurt, frozen bananas and strawberries, orange juice, and two small containters of dessert lemon yogurt. The texture looks and feels as smooth as satin. Behold … Continue reading

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City of God

Cidade de Deus (2002) A young man comes of age in a violent slum outside of Rio de Janeiro. Saga of a group of friends and enemies is very stylish, which actually works against the film. It’s difficult to get … Continue reading

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Crouch End

Crouch End (2006) “Why yes ma’am – I’d be happy to spew as much exposition as you like!” American couple gets lost in the title London neighbourhood, as things become progressively weirder. Short film is an adaptation of one of … Continue reading

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Food, Inc.

Food, Inc. (2009) Those are cows. Documentary about the various negative effects of the way the food industry works. Benefits from a calm approach, letting the viewer decide if they should be outraged. Many eye-opening facts and insights that may … Continue reading

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rag

Christ. Why doesn’t the Toronto Sun simply print ELECT ROB FORD on its front page every day instead of pretending they’re a newspaper? But then, if the Sun is Rob Ford’s friend, he doesn’t really need enemies, does he?

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