Monthly Archives: April 2007

Movie. Dreamlife of Angels, 1998. (HIx: 3)

Posted by T on April 24, 2007
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What is a chick flick? Well, a young boy would define it something like this: nothing ever happens; there’s a lot of talking and a lot of dancing; at the end some people get married.

I’m going to define a new genre for this movie: French existentialist chick flick. Continue reading…


Movie. Good Bye Lenin, 2003.

Posted by T on April 14, 2007
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The story is of a couple with a young son and daughter in East Berlin during a time Continue reading…


Movie. Guess Who, 2005.

Posted by T on April 12, 2007
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This is a sort of remake of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, with the races of the young couple swapped.

However, the intervening forty years have brought massive changes to the mores of society, and this is reflected in the mores of the movie. The triumph of the sexual revolution that was just beginning there is now complete: normalized, institutionalized, expected: Continue reading…

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