Posts from The New Tasman for 12/28/2011

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published 12/28/2011
“The pleasures of sincerity”Dec 24, 2011 11:30 am | Phil

You don’t become the chief film critic at the New York Times via inept prose, but relish this para from Tony Scott’s take on Spielberg’s War Horse: You may find yourself resisting this sentimental pageant of early-20th-century rural English life, replete with verdant fields, muddy tweeds and damp turnips, but my strong advice is to ...

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Action MovieDec 23, 2011 06:29 am | Phil

After having my fill of romantic comedies with titles like I Can’t Believe My Luck or It Makes Me Feel Funny When You look At Me Like That (And Not In a Good Way), I have spent the past two nights reacquainting myself with the action movie genre.  On Saturday night, I watched a Jason Statham ...

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Romantic ComedyDec 23, 2011 06:15 am | Phil

Last night, in the absence of much else to do, I watched a romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson and (of course) Paul Rudd. It was called Don’t Mind me Asking or Can You Tell What I’m Thinking or You Ought to Know That or something. By its cast and title, you can tell that ...

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The Sober GambitDec 22, 2011 08:27 am | Phil

As 2011 draws to an end, I am reposting some bits I did throughout the year. This is my remembrance of five years on the wagon, am ambivalent milestone to say the least. …… The scraps of memory that survived my decade-long alcoholic bender have congealed like papier-mâché into formless clumps. I can make no ...

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