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If the principal theme of Ted Kotcheff's overlooked 1971 masterpiece Wake In Fright (aka Outback) is the thin line that exists between civilisation and bestiality, then the film's opening finds a perfect way to visualise this idea. A slow, circling aerial pan (shot very wide) reveals the tiny, dust-blown desert town of Tiboonda, whose 'centre' comprises just two shack-like buildings - one a classroom, the other a pub - divided by a single train track.
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Adapted by Dan Schaffer from his own graphic novel, and suitably cartoonish in its distorted, hyperstylised CG vision, John Suits' The Scribbler focuses blurrily on Suki (Katie Cassidy), a patient with dissociative identity disorder. She is trying to explain to a detective (Michael Imperioli) and a psychiatrist (Eliza Dushku) how and why, in the several days since she moved into Juniper Towers, a dripping, brutalist, high-gothic 'halfway house for the mentally and socially inept', so many…
review from Film4 (slightly altered)
Descriptive synopsis: Controversial Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier rounds off his 'Trilogy of Depression' with a tale (in two parts) of sexual liberation, oppression and exploitation.
"Fill all my holes, please."
It is perhaps not as catchy as the line "Chaos reigns" from Lars von Trier's Antichrist (2009), the first film of the so-called 'Trilogy of Depression' (which Nymphomaniac closes) - but nonetheless it is a line repeated several times by the heroine…
Synopsis: Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs) bring the Lego multiverse to comic life in this animated adventure.
Review: Lego's interlocking bricks have been around since 1949, their very plasticity and modularity ensuring that they have provided foundations for the constructive imaginations not only of today's boys and girls, but also of their parents and even grandparents. Besides crossing platforms to games and theme parks, Lego has featured in many official and…