LUNA review: Argo
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LUNA review: Argo

Overall Score 4 Narrative Characters Humour Performances Cinematography “If I’m going to make a fake movie, it’s going to be a fake hit,” quips Hollywood heavyweight Lester Siegel (Alan Arkin). But unlike the fake schlock space film Siegel helps produce, the real Argo is definitely a hit. Set during the 1979-80 Iranian hostage crisis, Argo follows the rescue operation … Continue reading

LUNA post: Honey Boo Boo not so sweet anymore
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LUNA post: Honey Boo Boo not so sweet anymore

Former Toddlers and Tiaras star Honey Boo Boo (aka Alana Thompson) is becoming a bit of a diva. She recently feigned sleep to avoid answering questions from US talk show host Dr Drew. And when she did finally ‘wake up’, the seven-year-old was still uncooperative, answering the good doctor’s query about whether she enjoyed fame with a loud “NO!”, saying she doesn’t like … Continue reading

LUNA post: Sex And The City prequel trailer – The Carrie Diaries
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LUNA post: Sex And The City prequel trailer – The Carrie Diaries

They tried their hands at film (let’s not talk about the disastrous SATC 2) but now the creators of  Sex And The Cityhave returned to the medium they know best. The trailer for The Carrie Diaries, the prequel series to the seminal US show (which ran for six series), loved by sexually frustrated and shoe-addicted women everywhere, … Continue reading

LUNA post: Bloody school kids – first Carrie teaser
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LUNA post: Bloody school kids – first Carrie teaser

My first film post for LUNA Magazine. Sneaking in at just under a minute, the first teaser trailer for the Carrie re-adaptation, or remake,  doesn’t reveal much (hence teaser), giving us a floating shot of a city engulfed by flames (accompanied by suitably foreboding music) and finishing with a split-second shot of the gore-covered, anguished teen. Disembodied … Continue reading

LUNA post: Pitt for Chanel smells like sexy, with notes of stalker
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LUNA post: Pitt for Chanel smells like sexy, with notes of stalker

My inaugural LUNA Magazine pop culture post! Chanel have been tantalising viewers for weeks with their series of teaser trailers for best-selling perfume Chanel No. 5, featuring first ever male front-man Brad Pitt. Apparently shy, the actor faces away from the camera, his voice posing a series of questions over the black and white stills, asking viewers “Do … Continue reading