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The Fountain

Posted on September 18th, 2006


The Fountain JP: Paul: * * Paul keeps flip-flopping on his rating. (4… 4 1/2… 4…) Needs to see it again. Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world. Being huge fans of Requiem For A […]

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Trapped Ashes

Posted on September 18th, 2006


Trapped Ashes JP: Paul: A complete failure on all fronts. Shit acting, shit story, shit production values, shit, shit, shit. Extremely dull too… we strained to stay awake. Comparing it to a B-movie is unkind to B-movies. You know what sucks, watching a movie this shit while sitting behind the writer of it — just […]

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This Is England

Posted on September 18th, 2006


This Is England JP: Paul: Based on childhood experiences of director Shane Meadows and the lead actor, Joseph Gilgun, the story follows a group of skinheads in the 1980’s. The film felt very real, almost documentary-like (as if we are just following people around). Great performances all around. Joseph Gilgun playing the young boy looking […]

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The Dog Problem

Posted on September 14th, 2006


The Dog Problem JP: Paul: The second movie directed by Scott Caan (his first was Dallas 362 which we very much enjoyed), we really looked forward to this one. Giovanni Ribisi and Scott Caan (together and seperately) pull off their roles and click together. Funny and amusing script. Jimmy the Dog stole the show. He […]

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Little Children

Posted on September 14th, 2006


Little Children JP: Paul: JP’s favorite of the festival (so far). Kate Winslet is fantastic as a bored suburban housewife falling for Patrick Wilson a fellow stay-at-homer. As they take their kids to the local parks and pools, the two build a relationship to the point of having an affair. The film explores why and […]

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