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God Bless America – Double standards of the US media scrutinised in this violent comedy

Devilishly dark, frightfully funny and shamefully honest, “God Bless America” is a great social black comedy that skilfully highlights the degradation of America’s ideology’s and decline in moral standards as prompted by a dumbing down of television and media. Writer / director / comedian Bobcat Goldthwait once again tells a story that’s as close to…

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The Story Of Superman (1978)

You’ll Believe a Man Can Fly, boasted the tagline back in 1978 for Richard Donner’s cinematic realisation of the classic DC comic book hero, Superman. The first really successful and serious comic strip adaptation, Donners Superman was indeed convincing and groundbreaking in its day. Superman, or more specifically DC comics was a subsidiary of Warner…

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Terence Malick’s Badlands

Terence Mallick’s films are often stories of tragedy and violence,  set against a picturesque backdrop, told in such an unconventional and beautiful style, and with a depth rarely seen on screen. He has acquired more critical acclaim than commercial success, his name known only to a rare few in the cinema going general public, and probably enjoyed…