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What I thought was going to be a quirky, enchanting, and uplifting story, turned out to be a dark and twisted tale.
Despite Kate Winslet’s beauty and surprisingly accurate Australian accent, this story was far from a sweet and innocent drama. The Dressmaker is about a woman returning home from Europe to the rural Australian village she grew up in. She endeavors to discover the secrets of her childhood… Continue reading
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What a total disappointment!
The first movie was INCREDIBLE! A breath of fresh air. A new and exciting concept – different to the usual slog. Themes of anti-corporation, anti-government and shining a light on the absurdity of focussing on reality television rather than the actual reality.
But the second movie barely mentioned these themes. And if they did, it was literally one line of dialogue which summed the whole idea up, causing an originally important theme to become meaningless and redundant. It is pretty much leaving the best parts for the third movie. Catching Fire is just a set-up for Mockingjay.
“Yes” I have read… Continue reading
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Imagine the over-powering control as seen in The Truman Show, the effect on the audiences’ instincts as felt in the 2010 film 127 Hours but with the overwhelming popularity of Twilight.
Wow, chills went down my spine!
Although I havn’t read the novels, I found I got totally emersed in the storyline of the first of the series about a world of twisted priorities with little respect for life, with a brewing love story beneath the conflict… Continue reading
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