Archive for February, 2005

Hardest Things to Say When You’re Drunk

Hardest Things to Say When You’re Drunk

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1. Specificity 2. Loquatious Transubstantiate 3. Nope, no more drink for me 4. Sorry, you’re not my type 5. Thanks, but I don’t want to have sex Fine Print in the Kyoto Protocol: 1. No Fat Chicks 2. If all else fails, nuke the whales 3. Reader beware – you’re in for a scare! 4. [...]

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Ray

Ray

by / February 28, 2005 / No Comments

Unless you’re a super-duper keen bean who picks up Salient hot off the presses, first thing Monday morning, the second it gets distributed (and if you are, I thank you), by the time you read this, Jamie Foxx will have won the Oscar for Best Actor or not. If he hasn’t, you might not want [...]

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CLASSIC FILM REVIEW: The Exterminating Angel

CLASSIC FILM REVIEW: The Exterminating Angel

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The Exterminating Angel, Directed by Luis Bunuel, Mexico 1962 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Brotherhood of War (South Korea)

Brotherhood of War (South Korea)

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The World Cinema Showcase is a mini-International Film Festival before the big mother. It often includes great films that missed out on the big Festival due to timing or bad luck, or films that are returning. Korea is making some of the most exciting cinema around (admittedly the Asian continent in general is the place [...]

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The Magnificent World Cinema Showcase Highlights Japanese Anime!

The Magnificent World Cinema Showcase Highlights Japanese Anime!

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I understand that there will be some people out there who enjoy broken records playing nightmarish karaoke versions of ‘Country Roads’ in equally broken English. These people may even be delighted by the courtship and eventual betrothal of a bookish prepubescent violinmaker and his lonely novelist-girlfriend. So when these perverts get out of prison, they [...]

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The Memory of Running

The Memory of Running

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The Memory of Running, By Ron McLarty, Time Warner Books Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Corrections

The Corrections

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The Corrections, By Jonathan Franzen, 2001 Farrar, Straus and Giroux Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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CLASSIC BOOK REVIEW: Ring

CLASSIC BOOK REVIEW: Ring

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Classic Book Review: Ring, 1991, By Koji Suzuki Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Three New Zealand Painters Exhibiting at the City Gallery

Three New Zealand Painters Exhibiting at the City Gallery

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I hope these exhibitions put a stop to endless enquiries of ‘Where are all the paintings?’ at the City Gallery. The three exhibiting artists deliver an abundance of deliciously painted and diverse works. The talent of all three artists is undeniable, and City Gallery presents them in a clear and concise manner, perfect for whether [...]

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Onion

Onion

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As the audience enters the BATS auditorium they are quickly drawn into the world of Onion by the smell; the floor of the little theatre is literally covered in onions, which, by the smell of things, are in varying degrees of ripeness. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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