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Genre Grandeur: Romeo + Juliet (1996)

The theme of the Genre Grandeur for the month of June over at the wonderful Movierob was high school/teen romance movies. For my choice, I thought what better than the ultimate teenage romance story – that of Romeo and Juliet, as originally written by William Shakespeare in approximately the year 1595, but brought to life […]

Blindspot 2015: THX 1138 (1971)

The feature directorial debut of science fiction aficionado George Lucas, THX 1138 (1971) is an Orwellian-style adventure. In a mysterious and unnamed future dystopian society, the population is controlled by drugs and invididuals are forbidden from feeling emotions. Worker THX 1138 (Robert Duvall) lives with his roommate LUH 3417 (Maggie McOmie). The two begin to […]

Shitfest 2015: Australia (2008)

Shitfest is here! My favourite celebration of terrible, horrible, no good films is finally here for everyone to enjoy. I chose to review a little film called Australia (2008), which was really not very good at all. Viva la Shitfest!