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March
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Electroma

Written and directed by Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel De Homen-Christo, what I imagined to be another musician’s over blown vanity project turned out to be an enigmatic quest for individuality within a cold, conformist society. Building a bridge between the bleak road movies of the seventies (such as Vanishing Point, Two Lane Blacktop [...]

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March
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Inception

Complex, visionary, puzzling, breathtaking, these are all words that have been used recently to describe Chris Nolan’s Psy-Fi epic Inception. Boring, unnecessarily convoluted and very stupid comes closer. Promoted as a “sci-fi actioner that takes place within the architecture of the mind” (what?) Inception takes itself very seriously for a film that is essentially very [...]