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Cube [VHS] [1998]
Cube [VHS] [1998]
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3 of 9 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Let down, 17 May 2002
This review is from: Cube [VHS] [1998] (DVD)
I hate to completely disagree with the other reviews for this film, but here a very original concept is wasted. The talented actors do what they can to make their dull characters more interesting to watch, but by half way through I realised I didn't care whether any of them escaped from the Cube, and the attempts at building tension between the prisoners seemed to make them appear more pathetic. The film begins & ends on the same set, and nothing much happens at all in between. (For a much better film with a weird circular storyline watch David Lynch's 'Lost Highway') It attempts to convey some kind of philosophy (Life is meaningless and there's no reason for their imprisonment) but the revelation doesn't advance the plot any further, and the potential for a breathtaking twist at the end is wasted. However, the film is full of stylish camerawork, sophisticated special effects and the cast give it all they've got. Therefore, not a poor film but a wasted oppurtunity.


Things To Make And Do
Things To Make And Do
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars What more could you want?, 9 May 2002
This review is from: Things To Make And Do (Audio CD)
Moloko's 3rd album is definitely their best yet & perfect to introduce someone to their music. Nearly all the songs are great, with the singles Pure Pleasure Seeker & The Time Is Now standing out. The band have mixed a lot of different styles- Absent Minded Friends sounds like a pop r&b track. Most of the songs are upbeat and dance-ish, with Being Is Bewildering & A Drop In The Ocean as a contrast (They have more of a chillout feel). The reasons I didn't give the album 5 stars was because of 'It's Nothing' which is far too plain and sounds out of place, the rather pointless 'Keep Stepping', and a dodgy David Bowie impression on 'Somebody Somewhere'. Anyway it's a brilliant album, and with the remixed Sing It Back, what more could you want?


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