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Archive for January, 2012

By Eddie Robson on 24 January 2012 Comments Off

In the run-up to the Oscars, here’s a short comic strip (five pages, a tea-break read) about the perils of accepting accolades you don’t deserve. Script by Eddie Robson (who writes for Shiny Shelf, when he gets the chance, and is building a website here), artwork by Marc Robinson (more about him here).
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By Mags L Halliday on 23 January 2012 Comments Off

Todd Haynes’ latest love letter to Sirkian Hollywood melodrama, ‘Mildred Pierce’, suggests melodrama should get a restraining order.

By Jonn Elledge on 12 January 2012 Comments Off

Despite what Disney cartoons and breakfast cereals may have taught us, animals cannot talk.

By Julio Angel Ortiz on 04 January 2012 1 COMMENT

‘Ghost Protocol’ makes no bones about where it stands: it is an action movie through and through.