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Archive for March 2010

Tomorrow When The War Began ~ Movie News

March 21, 2010

I get quite a few hits from people searching for TWWTWB movie news, so I went hunting and found some new info for you: – The film will open in Australia on September 2. Nothing on an international release yet 😦 . I guess it might depend on the performance and reception in Australia. – […]

Mad Men and gender relations in ‘the Souvenir’

March 20, 2010

Last week’s episode of Mad Men, ‘The Souvenir’, was a slow burner for me. I mean, I liked it, but it’s taken me a while to mull over the themes and resonances. What’s most interesting about the episode is its exploration of relationships between men and women.(spoilers follow)

Alice in Wonderland 1903

March 3, 2010

From the BFI, this charming silent version of Alice in Wonderland from 1903. The effects are surprisingly, well, effective:

Kiss and kill ~ Being Human 2.7

March 1, 2010

On a purely emotional level, this episode was brilliant. Toby Whithouse’s excellent script, some beautiful cinematography and bucket loads of tension made for a high quality hour of entertainment. (spoilers follow)