Film & Theatre
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Baad story

The Badger - November 24, 2008

The film begins with the story of Ulrike Meinhof, a middle class journalist who through the responsibility felt by many descendants of the Nazi generation becomes involved…

Film & Theatre
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There’s No Short Straw with Short Films

The Badger - November 24, 2008

As one of the Film Editors of The Badger I am embarrassed to admit that I’ve never really watched short films before, at least not at a…

Film & Theatre, Uncategorized
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Cine-city hits Brighton

The Badger - November 17, 2008

From 20th November until 7th December, Brighton will become a haven for fans of independent and international cinema, as the Cinecity Film Festival is back for its…

Film & Theatre
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Oliver Stone goes easy on ‘Dubya’

The Badger - November 17, 2008

[caption id="attachment_2086" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="This is my happy face..."][/caption] Director Oliver Stone, famous for his talent of depicting the lives of historical characters, embarks on one of…

Film & Theatre
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Max Payneful

The Badger - November 17, 2008

  [caption id="attachment_2080" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Only a really twisted film would involve suppositories this big..."][/caption] Max Payne was the video game one particular film-obsessed teenager had lovingly…

Film & Theatre
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Bond fires blanks

The Badger - November 10, 2008

Review: Quantum of Solace (12A) Director: Marc Forster Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Olga Kurylenko, Gemma Arterton [caption id="attachment_1825" align="alignleft" width="193" caption="James Bond (Daniel Craig)"][/caption] In an…

Film & Theatre
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Can you keep a secret?

The Badger - October 27, 2008

They’ve shown Funny Face at the Royal Academy of Art with a mini orchestra, and premiered Paranoid Park under disused railway arches in Bermondsey, with extra entertainment…

Film & Theatre
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Burn After Reading (15)

The Badger - October 27, 2008

Director: Ethan and Joel Coen Starring : John Malkovich, Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, George ClooneyCan Last week saw the return of the Coen brothers with…

Film & Theatre
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Review: The House Bunny

The Badger - October 20, 2008

[caption id="attachment_844" align="alignleft" width="202" caption="Anna Faris in The House Bunny"][/caption] If you prefer a bit of mainstream froth, hop along to The House Bunny, where determined Anna…

Film & Theatre
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Review: Gomorrah

The Badger - October 20, 2008

[caption id="attachment_840" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Gomorrah, the new film my Matteo Garrone"][/caption] Based on Roberto Saviano’s bestselling exposé of the Camorra (the Neapolitan mafia), Gomorrah uncompromisingly depicts the…

Film & Theatre
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Review: Simon Peggs It

The Badger - October 13, 2008

‘Haven’t our boys come a long way’? Ricky Gervais is currently testing his acting chops over in the US to fairly complimentary reviews, and now we are…

Film & Theatre
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Curtis stars reborn

The Badger - October 6, 2008

This week Richard Curtis favourites adopt roles not normally associated with the British stars. Writer Luc Besson’s new film Taken follows an ex-CIA agent who has 96…