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Rant – My top 11 of 2011

To me, Top 11 means ‘Best’, ‘Worst’ and the most overwhelmingly ‘Meh’ films of 2011.

It was a great year for cinema – we finally got to see Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life – but it was also a terrible year; remember the travesty that was The Green Lantern? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Real Steel

The future we see in Real Steel is one where human boxers and professional fighters have been replaced by robots. Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) is an ex-boxer who is having less than good luck when it comes to the robots he controls. Enter Charlie’s estranged son Max (Dakota Goyo) and it is not long before Max’s enthusiasm and determination rub off on his old man, and Atom – an old sparring robot they train up – is winning his fights. Continue reading

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