Film Review: Downsizing

Alexander Payne’s Downsizing is a satire on the environmental issues and society at large. It is entertaining and thought-provoking, but not entirely satisfying. Occupational therapist Paul lives in a world where it is possible to shrink people down to live in tiny communities, in order to address overpopulation concerns. The more Paul finds out about this new society, the more […]

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Film Review: Nebraska

Great performances and good writing make Alexander Payne’s Nebraska and enjoyable affair. Woody Grant is an ageing alcoholic who is convinced that he has won a $1 million through a magazine marketing scheme. His family try to dissuade him, but it is up to his son David to take him from Montana to Nebraska… Nebraska is an interesting exploration of […]

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Stuff To Look At

A profusion of film-related goodness, including clips from Runner Runner and The Counsellor, trailers for Saving Mr Banks and The Monuments Men, and Loki… Runner Runner New Batman Ben Affleck shows a dark side in the above clip from upcoming crime thriller Runner Runner. This is why crocodiles are a bad idea generally. Runner Runner hits UK screens on 27th […]

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