No-English Moviember – The Lunchbox

lunchbox2Well, it’s over then. Yes my adoring readership, No-English Moviember for 2015 has come to a close. Please wipe away your tears, I know how heart rending this is. But fear not, for although we are at the end, we still have one last film to go and, as I sit here typing with the blustering winds outside, I shall transport you to sunnier climes with Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox.

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A Very Special No-English Moviember Announcement

Hello there! I hope you are all doing wonderfully with whatever you’re doing and that you have been in awe of my productive output as of late. I mean two parts in as many weeks! And this is technicallt my third! God, I’m on a role! Reminds me of the good old days when I posted regular. You remember those days? All the way back in 2014? We were so stupid back then, when we were marginally younger. Ah, such sweet memories.

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No-English Moviember – Kraftidioten

Onto the second post of No-English Moviember and we move up into frozen Scandinavian lands of Norway to find the film Kraftidioten (In Order of Disappearance) which teaches us a life affirming and valuable lesson. Do not mess with snow plough drivers, or Norwegians, or Serbians, or pretty much anyone living in Norway regardless of ethnicity.

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No-English Moviember – Persepolis

Persepolis_filmHello again and welcome to the second annual No-English Moviember! I know I am excited to be writing some of my favourite reviews
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Broken Age – Wholly Wonderful

2398078-7910445654-DoublPoint and click adventure games had been a complete mystery to me, appearing to be a thing that was eternally referenced in game journalism which consistently meant nothing to me. Cries of a time when games like Monkey Island, King’s Quest and Grim Fandango ruled the critical gaming world of the 80s and 90s, only to die an innocuous death in the new millennium, appeared to me something as if it was a forgone conclusion that the point-and-click adventure genre was fantastic medium, but one that was of its time. Continue reading “Broken Age – Wholly Wonderful”

The Martian – How to Survive in Space 101

MV5BMTc2MTQ3MDA1Nl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwODA3OTI4NjE@._V1_SY317_CR0,0,214,317_AL_It appears that in recent years the world of film has been really gunning for Sci-Fi epics, what with Gravity, Interstellar, Guardians of the Galaxy, hell even Jupiter Ascending, all coming to the fore. Despite being one of the great cinematic mediums it only seems to have now gotten a new lease of life in recent years and The Martian steps forth to take that genre to a whole new level. Continue reading “The Martian – How to Survive in Space 101”