Rob

Opinionator

An official Roobla opinionator since February 27, 2011

Kotoko 2011
Film Review

Kotoko (2011) – Film Review

★★★★✰ Shin’ya Tsukamoto brings us Kotoko, an over-powering and emotionally fraught horror and forces us to watch a person’s mind fall apart.

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Dragon Wasps 2012
Film Review

Dragon Wasps (2012) – Movie Review

★★✰✰✰ A scientist enlists the help of the US army to investigate the disappearance of her father, deep in the Belizean jungle in Dragon Wasps.

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Earth 1930
Film Review

Earth (1930) – Film Review

★★★★★ Made in response to Stalin’s plans for collectivisation, Earth is about peasants owning their own land and tilling it as they please.

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Arsenal 1929
Film Review

Arsenal (1929) – Film Review

★★★★★ Arsenal, the second of Aleksandr Dovzhenko’s War trilogy, explores the process that the Ukraine underwent in its journey from agricultural idyll towards industrialisation.

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Zvenigora 1928
Film Review

Zvenigora (1928) – Film Review

★★★★✰ Zvenigora was Aleksandr Dovzhenko’s fourth film, but his first outside of the Russian studio system… we review the 1928 classic.

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Desert by Ubub92 2012
Film Feature

The Stand Adaptation

We ponder who would be up to the task of directing a cinematic adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand.

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Zombie 108 2012
Film Review

Zombie 108 (2012) – Movie Review

★★✰✰✰ Taiwan’s first zombie film Zombie 108 attempts to nip at the heels of the big boys, like an undead terrier. Does it succeed? Read our review.

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adam sandler by Franz Richter 2012
Film Feature

The Atonement of Adam Sandler

We look at the work of Adam Sandler and its public reception and ask could Punch Drunk Love be the atonement of Adam Sandler?

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Film Feature

Gangster Films in the UK

We take a look at the British fascination with gangster films. Films include Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Brighton Rock.

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