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by chuckles
Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:57 pm
Forum: FF2008
Topic: Eden Lake
Replies: 57
Views: 41463

Well i consider myself left-leaning (although soft-left) and quite like the fact that it put the boot into those kinds of people. Maybe I'm a left wing reactionary, although one can indeed be left wing and very reactionary. It's not exclusively the preserve of the right. I like you though found the ...
by chuckles
Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: FF2008
Topic: Eden Lake
Replies: 57
Views: 41463

Eden Lake

I hated this movie. It's well made and very well acted, but I had a fundamental problem with its message which I thought was reactionary middle-class toss. I'm sure the Daily Mail will hate it, like they hate every genre film, but really it's one of their editorials come to bloody life. I don't real...
by chuckles
Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: FF2008
Topic: The Chaser
Replies: 25
Views: 18689

The Chaser

It was overlong and pretty enjoyable but as a police procedural it was flawed. And why is there a thing with filmmakers about Tawainese and Korean police forces that they just come across as comically incompetent and lazy. It gets tedious after a while. They spend all their time making bad decisions...
by chuckles
Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: FF2008
Topic: Freakdog
Replies: 35
Views: 24899

Freakdog

Worst film of the Festival. At least Bubba's was done with a genuine sense of love but Freakdog was just amatuerish in the worst sense and it was publicly funded. Who are the people in Ireland Screen who are making these decisions to fund half baked tripe (can you bake tripe) like this. The script w...
by chuckles
Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: FF2008
Topic: Martyrs
Replies: 104
Views: 66382

martyrs

Tedious and dressed up as something terribly important and challenging. Many people dismissed Strangers as one-note. Although totally different films, the same can be said for Martyrs. Just grim. Throughout. No change of pace, nuance, tone and never once did it surprise or illuminate. There seems to...