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2012: Predictable, mostly boring and just plain stupid

I have a wrist watch, which runs pretty accurately, but for five times a year I have to set back the date one day, because the date dial has 31 positions, and it’s not a very smart watch. That however, doesn’t make me think that each month in the year has in fact 31 days, […]

Terminator Salvation: sufficiently entertaining

Terminator Salvation, though fairly badly acted, is sufficiently entertaining and humorous. Its sets and effects are impressive. The terminators are more creepy, more relentless and way more beautiful than in the previous episodes. The ending of the movie was a bit awkward (not to say predictable), but necessary and in-character for lead character Marcus. It was kept […]

Slumdog Millionaire

Yesterday evening I saw Slumdog Millionaire, by Danny Boyle. It won eight Academy Awards, and there was quite a hype surrounding it, so I wasn’t expecting too much. I wasn’t disappointed. The story was perfectly entertaining, at times somewhat dramatic (if not melodramatic), and quite humorous, and the acting was okay. Still, it lacked the […]