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The Loneliest Planet

The Loneliest Planet

Thursday, December 20, 2012 No Comments

If I wanted to be subjected to watching almost two hours of rolling hills and rocky landscapes, I would rather watch a BBC documentary narrated by David Attenborough than a boring art film. Hell, I’d rather be hiking myself than watch The Loneliest Planet, and there would probably be more dialogue too. Sure, I only […]

The Conspirator

The Conspirator

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 No Comments

The Conspirator was an unevenly paced drama with a rich late 1800’s backdrop about the aftermath of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Its reluctance to put its foot down on the accelerator was definitely its major setback, as it did have some oomph, but only intermittently. McAvoy’s personal relationships, for example, were sparsely shown and […]