• Archive for October 1st, 2005

    Day the third at the VIFF

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    The day dawns very sunny, but since the sky lied to me that other day and lead to me being drenched, I have carted along my umbrella. That should suffice to keep the sun in the sky all day. I’m loaded up with DayQuil to knock the edge off the annual VIFF cold, and I’m […]

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    VIFF: Changing Destiny – 2005

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    This feels like two different films; one about teen angst and one about a teenager’s quest for peace. As such, it feels a bit long, and I sensed at least a couple points that I would have been happy to see it end, but it kept flopping around like the proverbial fish out of water. […]

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    Omagh – 2005

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    August 15, 1998 in Northern Ireland, a car bomb explodes, killing 29 people. Though the Real IRA claims responsibility, and the police know the membership of the organization, and have witnesses who were undercover in the organization, no charges were pressed. In viewing this dramatization, one can’t help wondering if the police leadership weren’t on […]

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    Death of Mr. Lazarescu – 2005

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    This is a lot quicker feeling than two and a half hours in a real waiting room is. If you work in healthcare, it might hit a bit close to home – you’re likely to recognize each and every one of these doctors and nurses; from the uncaring to the downright hostile. At least the […]

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