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Spookily good – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol is full of spirit.

January 24, 2012

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Let’s face it, the Mission Impossible franchise shouldn’t have worked.  It was released at a time when Hollywood had a yen for taking television series to the silver screen and failing miserably. Most of these big screen adaptations of their small screen counterparts smacked of desperation and unoriginality, of cashing in on nostalgia and an […]

Slaying The Dragon – David Fincher’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

January 6, 2012

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By now there must be no one on the planet who hasn’t heard of Stieg Larsson’s brilliant Millennium Trilogy and its intriguing protagonist Lisbeth Salander. There has nary been a beach holiday or a tube journey that hasn’t unveiled yet another reader of the books, despite the phenomenon having reached its crest some time ago. […]