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Thursday Jul 24 | Canberra Times

Apocalypse wow: The 10 best end of the world movies

A self-obsessed young man makes his way to the party-to-end-all-parties on the last day on Earth, but ends up saving the life of a little girl searching for her father.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Last Night, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, David Cronenberg, Wedding

Wed Jul 23, 2014

DVD Verdict

Nymphomaniac: Volumes I and II

It's difficult to pinpoint the exact moment when Lars Von Trier went from being the eccentric Danish heir of Carl Theodor Dryer to the enfant terrible and agent provocateur of the international art film circuit.

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Related Topix: Antichrist, Arts, Cinema, Human Sexuality, Stellan Skarsgard

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Designer Jasper Morrison on Beautiful Basics and Tintin

The British maestro of stripped-down everyday design explains why he's wary of 'luxury' and how HergA©'s comic-book character shaped his taste GIVEN HOW UNASSUMING his work is, it may seem a stretch to describe 54-year-old British designer Jasper Morrison as controversial.

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Related Topix: The Good Life, Pop/Rock, Home Listing, Home

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

New on DVD / VOD

It's time to break out the thesaurus to find enough adjectives to describe this comedy, which has an adult competing in a spelling bee for elementary school students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Antichrist

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Blu-ray Review: 'Nymphomaniac'

Writer/director Lars von Trier has been in a bit of a slump lately. After having had some success in the past with films like "Breaking the Waves" and "Dancer in the Dark," his two latest films showed that he hasn't had much to offer to the cinematic community in the past few years.

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Related Topix: Antichrist, Theater, Arts, Stellan Skarsgard

The Modesto Bee

'Bad Words' among new DVD and Blu-ray releases

Having built a nice resume as a comedic actor, Jason Bateman turned again to comedy for his first directing effort, "Bad Words."

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Related Topix: Antichrist, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, War Movies, Drama Movies, Southern Comfort, Thriller

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