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Interstellar – A Review


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So it’s taken me rather a while to get around to seeing Interstellar.

I missed it when it was in the cinemas, mainly due to it being a stonking (Unnecessary? -Ed) 170 minutes long and simply being unable to find the time to spare to go and see it. But thanks to the wonders of home DVD, that has now been rectified.

When it came out I recall competing voices branding it either the triumph of modern science fiction cinema, or a waste of time. In my experience, the truth is usually somewhere in the middle.

But who knows? Maybe it is the best thing since 2001

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Dallas Buyers Club – A Review


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So when did Matthew McConaughey become an actor?

I don’t mean that in a rude way — well, not in that rude of a way — but I can recall a time when he was the rom-com man. I watched many a trailer for many a cookie-cutter feel-good flick staring him, back in the day.

And yet now he’s thumping his chest in The Wolf of Wall Street (incidentally, if you have some time to kill then there are few weirder ways to do it than by watching this hypnotically odd loop of video) and staring in biopics around the eighties AIDS crisis.

Who knew?

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