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Film 2Oh!!: Who You Gonna Call – Fillibusters!!!
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18: Mr Smith Goes To Washington (DVD)
What I though Mr Smith Goes To Washington was about: Having only known it by reputation, I though Mr Smith would be about a small town bloke who, when raised to a high office, was disgusted by corruption a the he[…]

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Film 2Oh!!: The Extraordinary Adventures Of The Last Woman In Paris
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17: The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec (Cinema)
I really want to try and link the order I write these in, you know, with amusing parallels between very different films. But as it happens, like the two Camilles, Adele Blanc-Sec is also ab[…]

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Film2Oh!!:Camilleau
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Film 2Oh!! stats update: Seen 90 films, written about 16 (including these two)
Talking about Cheri the other day reminded me that in the last sixth months I have seen three other films with the same setting of turn of the century Paris about high-end[…]

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Film 2Oh!!: Danny Ocean Was Never This Fast (or Furious)
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14: The Fast And The Furious 5: Rio Heist aka Oceans 14 (cinema)
I have seen every Fast And The Furious film in the current cycle in the cinema. Even Tokyo Drift. The travails of undercover cop turned bad guy Paul Walker and bad guy staying a bad guy[…]

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Film 2Oh!!: Cheri Bomb?
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13: Cheri (DVD)
Despite appearances, Michelle Pfeiffer’s character is not called Cheri. This is distracting.
I kind of regret not seeing Cheri in the cinema. I like Stephen Frears anything goes approach to his recent directing career, bouncing […]

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Film 2Oh!!: Who’s The Sucker?
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I’ve seen 79 films this year and have written about 11 of them. Can I catch up?
12: Sucker Punch (cinema)
sucker punch ~ n.
1. a sudden surprise punch, esp from behind
2. a sudden unexpected defeat or setback
Whilst there is much wrong with Sucker […]

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Film 2Oh!!: The Limits Of Limitless
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I’ve seen 76 films this year and have written about 10 of them. Can I catch up?
First a bit of housekeeping: the two films I had already written about this year were both in Narnia week and were:
9: The fantastic Rare Exports (cinema)
10: The more […]

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Film 2Oh!!: 80’s Public Sector Nostalgia (aka There’ll Always Be A Loach)
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I’ve seen 74 films this year and have written about 8 of them. Can I catch up?
8: Oranges And Sunshine (cinema)
There is something nice about knowing that Jim Loach, Ken’s son, despite being a regular director of Footballers Wives back in the[…]

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Film 2Oh!!: Steven Malkmus Covering Crazy Town
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I’ve seen 73 films this year and have written about 7 of them. Can I catch up?
7: Pavement Butterfly (Großstadtschmetterling) (British Silent Film Festival)
I’m pretty oblivious and forthright when it comes to expounding opinions. In the end[…]

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Film 2Oh!!: Note To Self: Stop Renting Things When Drunk
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I’ve seen 72 films this year and have written about 6 of them. Can I catch up?
6: Ninja Cheerleaders (DVD)
The golden era of the exploitation movie is well past, but it was never that much of a golden age in the first place. As Al and Sarah are dis[…]

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