Look, try and see things from my point of view: I’d spent the last fortnight writing a fifty-seven-page budget for a class assignment – they didn’t mention “an entire semester dedicated to the frustration-riddled vagaries of accounting” during the open day, for some reason – and had had almost no contact with the outside world, especially the parts where I might see movie trailers. So, when class ended on Friday afternoon and somebody asked “Hey, do you want to see Step Brothers?”, I agreed without knowing what it was actually about. You at least know what you’re getting into with Robo Vampire – well, sort of – but for all I knew Step Brothers was a gritty coming-of-age story about a disintegrating family in Salford. By the time I saw the poster, I was in Ferrell stepped in so far that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as sitting through the sodding thing. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Richie on September 22, 2008
Posted by Richie on September 1, 2008
Mr Film Studies explains female characters in post-war cinema:
“Women had a short-lived independence during World War 2, while the men were away fighting. But when the men came back, they lost their independence and they were expected to be subservient again. Of course, it’s not an issue these days”.
The crowd murmured, if only slightly. In keeping with the student body’s standards [see previous post], they were probably agreeing.