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The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines

by Kavish Chetty / 19.07.2013
I like going to the cinema uncorrupted by anticipation. This film review itself is now in jeopardy: I have to balance the desires to remark on aesthetics, on social refraction
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White House Down

White House Down

by Kavish Chetty / 12.07.2013
All this apocalyptic drama is in fact an allegory, and the true story is a fable about a father-daughter relationship which comes together in spite of a divorce, his perpetual
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Man of Steel

Man of Steel

by Kavish Chetty / 28.06.2013
Clark Kent’s adaptors and overseers are all faced with a philosophical problem: namely, the absence of any philosophical problems at all. The tenebrous urge of the new superhero culture is
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To the Wonder

To the Wonder

by Kavish Chetty / 20.06.2013
All the wonders of Malick’s new film belong to a presence of the aesthetic. Rarely is cinema which gravitates around such boring materials – relationships and their unhappily ever aftermath;
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How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague

by Bongani Kona / 11.06.2013
This is one fucking hellish experience. You are very lucky to be born after the plague is over.
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Queen of Versailles

The Queen of Versailles

by Katie de Klee / 10.06.2013
In 2007 when Lauren Greenfield started making her documentary The Queen of Versailles, she intended it to be about the billionaire couple who were building their ludicrous dream home: the
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Star Trek: Into Darkness

Star Trek: Into Darkness

by Kavish Chetty / 07.06.2013
Science fiction often has a failure to imagine with sufficient complexity our future cultures; and what we get instead is the present propelled forward in time. Almost predictably, the geopolitics
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Fast Furious 6

Fast & Furious 6

by Kavish Chetty / 24.05.2013
Furious 6 announces itself with a splurge of generic sluts, the throaty roar of sovereign engines. Media previews are, ordinarily, a rather sombre affair: the same five or six critics,
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The Great Gatsby

by Kavish Chetty / 17.05.2013
Baz Luhrmann, it appears, is waging war against the nightmarish memory of his high-school syllabus. He’s transmuting the materials of these dead texts – Romeo and Juliet, The Great Gatsby
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Phone

Stoker

by Kavish Chetty / 14.05.2013
Do you remember Wentworth Miller? If not, summon to mind the image of a rectangular concrete slab left outside under turbulent meteorological conditions for two years: the resultant erosion which
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