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“Silver Linings Playbook”, or “LIFE RUINERS” by Caitlin McGrane

February 15, 2013

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Before I really knew what was happening, I was being swept along on the tidal wave of publicity for Silver Linings. Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo reviewed it months ago, and it came out quite recently in Australian cinemas. It’s quite poignant really, given the film’s subject matter concerns mental illness and how it can […]

Two Of A Kind: Caitlin McGrane Really Didn’t Like “The Hunger Games”

May 2, 2012

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Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to throw your rotten fruit at me. I’m about to re-make a bold statement, and some of you may be upset, shocked, or offended. If that is the case then I advise that you suck it up and deal with it, or fight it out in the Comments below. The Hunger […]

Two Of A Kind: Matilda Dixon-Smith Liked “The Hunger Games” So Much She Saw It Twice.

May 2, 2012

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So much has already been said about The Hunger Games, the recent blockbuster film based on Suzanne Collins’ highly successful books for young adults. The reception of the film, amongst critics and consumers, has been overwhelmingly positive. And here’s why. In war-ravaged Panem (modern-day North America), the central controlling state (the Capitol) holds an annual […]

“X-Men: First Class—Michael Fassbender Tears It Up” by Matilda Dixon-Smith

June 11, 2011

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I’m almost scared to say it, lest I lose my Callous Lady-Tongue street cred. Oh heck, I’m just going to speak my mind on this one: I AM SATISFIED WITH THE OUTCOME OF THIS VENTURE. When I discovered many months ago that they were rebooting the X-Men franchise (a comic-book series I have a long-standing […]