Archive for October, 2003

Bike Squad

Bike Squad

| October 1, 2003

I don’t go into a movie-watching experience thinking the movie might suck. I don’t even do that for made for video or TV or B-rated movies. Ok, I lie. When I begin to watch a movie that hasn’t gone to the theatres, I do have an air of skepticism. I brace myself for the shoddy […]

The 47th Times BFI London Film Festival

The 47th Times BFI London Film Festival

| October 1, 2003

The London Film Festival is nearly a half-century old, and going strong. This year’s programme lacks the big hitters of Cannes, Venice or Berlin, but the sheer range, vitality and dynamism of the programming lends the event a buzz all of its own. This energy is due to the scope of work presented, both geographical […]

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Double Vision

Double Vision

| October 1, 2003

A series of seemingly unrelated murders has the Taiwan police baffled. A Christian priest is disemboweled while still alive; a corporate executive is found seated at his 17th-floor desk apparently drowned and frozen to death, even though he had not left the office all morning; a young woman is found dead by smoke inhalation and […]

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