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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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Blitz Patrollie

Blitz Patrollie

by Kavish Chetty / 09.05.2013
I have taken a roughly year-long absence from local cinema, and in that time I have seen its phantasms in my peripheral vision – films beckoning for a full evisceration
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Hand

Iron Man 3D

by Kavish Chetty / 02.05.2013
“Ever since that big dude with the hammer fell out of the sky,” says Aldrich Killian, “subtlety had its day.” Tony Stark’s latest and forgettable arch-enemy has a point here.
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Oblivion

Oblivion

by Kavish Chetty / 25.04.2013
Tom Cruise is a reminder that there is no justice in the relation between talent and wage in this world. The highest paid actor in Hollywood, nature has mercilessly challenged
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Trance

Trance

by Kavish Chetty / 18.04.2013
Conjure your most bust-mouthed Cockney accent and recite: “I use’ tuh fink Danny Boyle was mustard. Now, I’m star’inna fink ‘e ain’t got the min’rals, do he?” I admit Boyle
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Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths

by Kavish Chetty / 22.03.2013
Chances are, especially in this shallow, glittery trench called Cape Town, two or three of your best friends are psychopaths: slickly charismatic, embourgeoisied, pathological liars with no depth of empathy
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