Procrastination Station 14/02/12

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Procrastination Station – 09/02/2012

Welcome to our brand spanking new Procrastination Station: home of the funny, interesting and talked about. Our team of 2:2 getting procrastinators are trawling the web and plucking the very best videos to be uploaded here every day. Enjoy.

The History of Hangover Cures

With January, and most of its resolutions, finally over some of us are getting back into the swing of all things party – including hangovers. Here, George Spencer, travels back through time to see if we can learn anything from our ancient ancestors. , We’ve all been there. We’ve all woken-up the morning after the […]

We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need to Talk About Kevin is, for the most part, an excruciating film to watch. It’s also an exquisite cinematic production that vivifies Lionel Shriver’s story of the same name, to the extent that it seems like a non-fiction narrative. Shriver’s book is partly a fictionalized response to the Columbine massacre of 1999.

Albatross – Review

Albatross Directors: Niall MacCormick Cast: Jessica Brown-Findlay, Felicity Jones, Sebastian Koch Running Time: 90 minutes Rating: 3rd By Nicholas Maltby Although Albatross is a poor film overall, it does have some merit in its positive, regenerative spirit. Coming of age stories often have this quality. But Albatross’s positive gloss on adolescent life is quite relentless: […]

Arrietty

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Featuring the voices of: Amy Poehler, Will Arnett and Mirai Shida Running time: 94 minutes (Japanese with English subtitles) Rating: 2.2 By Robert O’ Reilly Arrietty, the new film from Studio Ghibli (whose previous efforts include Howl’s Moving Castle and the Oscar-winning Spirited Away), is perhaps not up there with the Japanese […]

Super 8

Super 8 Director: J.J. Abrams Cast: Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler Running time: 112 minutes Rating: 2.1 By Robert O’ Reilly J.J. Abrams follows up his 2009 hit Star Trek with this Steven Spielberg produced sci-fi nostalgia-fest, a sure-fire hit with adults and kids alike. Although Super 8 is not likely to top any […]

The Big Picture

Director: Eric Lartigau Cast: Romain Duris, Marina Fois, Niels Arestrup Running time: 114 minutes (French with English subtitles) Rating: 2.2 By Robert O’ Reilly Partner in a Parisian law firm and living in bourgeois luxury with his wife and two cute kids, Paul Exben’s (Romain Duris) life seems to have everything going for it. However, […]

Cell 211

Director: Daniel Monzón Cast: Alberto Ammann, Luis Tosar, Marta Etura Running time: 113 minutes (Spanish with English subtitles) Rating: 2.2 By Robert O’ Reilly The day before he starts his new job as a prison officer, Juan Oliver (Alberto Ammann) takes a tour of his new employee space and has the misfortune of being trapped […]

Bobby Fischer Against the World

Bobby Fischer Against the World Director: Liz Garbus Running time: 90 minutes Rating: 2:1 By Robert O’ Reilly Originally made for the HBO television network, Liz Garbus’s documentary biopic about former world chess champion Bobby Fischer has proved so popular with viewers and critics alike that it has now been given a full cinema release. […]

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