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Interrobang articles by Yemi Lotan


It's time to get over it
Words of advice to get you through the exam season and life in general Getting over a failed business or life-related problems can every so often be tough. Unfortunately there is no set rule or “shortcut” to avoiding problems. We all f... Read this article

Fanshawe Filmmakers host open house
If you want to get in on the ground floor of up-and-coming moviemakers, now is the chance. The premiere screening of several student films showcasing a collaborative effort from multiple programs within The School of Contemporary Media at Fanshawe C... Read this article

Jumper leaps into mediocrity
Jumper Wouldn't it be nice to just zip into a bank, load your purse (or should I say, “load a bag”) over and over again, without causing any suspicion or raising any alarms? On the other hand, if this sounds so bizarre, how about r... Read this article

Do you have an idea?
How often do you have ideas — great ideas, and fail to act on them? As a people ideas come to us almost every minute, anywhere -- for instance, while taking a coffee or tea break, reading a newspaper, chatting with family and friends, and yes,... Read this article

Dead on arrival
Over Her Dead Body With a plot that involves psychics, ghosts and every romantic comedy cliché in the book, it's not a huge surprise that Over Her Dead Body rates high on a cheesy movie scale. Devastated when his fiancée Kate (Eva Longoria Pa... Read this article

Untraceable leaves viewers unimpressed
Untraceable The idea that people can log unto a website and watch another person literally die is chilling. This is the premise behind Gregory Hoblit's latest film Untraceable. Diane Lane (Jennifer Marsh) leads a compelling cast comprising of ... Read this article

Rosemary makes a tasty addition to beauty regime
Are you tired of those wrinkles and bags underneath your eyes that seem to have taken a permanent place on your face? More importantly, have you begun to notice signs of aging? If your answer is yes, then perhaps you need to change your diet. Note I... Read this article

Students premiere Fanshawe-made films
The students of the Advanced Filmmaking program premiered their documentary films on December 4. The theme, ‘Londoners who are making a difference in our community' was represented by four short documentaries: Music for Life — expl... Read this article

Burton brings Sweeney Todd back
Tim Burton brings Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street to life on the big screen. This musical is based on the 18th century legend of Sweeney Todd, and specifically upon the 1973 play by Ch... Read this article

Saw IV still scary
Saw IV Some critics are of the opinion that the Saw franchise trademark ought to have expired by now, along with the irksome tradition of rewriting the last film while making the next one. Personally, I agree. Saw IV is, like so many other follow-... Read this article

I Am Legend sneak peek for geeks
It looks like there is no end to 2007's outpour of flesh-eating, and monster ridden, zombie movies — thankfully. As a horror/sci-fi/fantasy freak, I am simply ecstatic! So you may be wondering…what is the movie in question? To keep it short... Read this article

Taking terrorism to the big screen
The Kingdom It looks like, for now, there is no end to “radical Islam” based Hollywood movies. Films such as 2002's Sum of all Fears, The Siege and TV shows like “24” and “The Grid,” will come to mind while ... Read this article

Get the Buffalo wing right
It was in the Anchor Bar, Buffalo, New York in 1964 that the first Buffalo wings were served. A perfect example of simple ingredients combined to create a sublime dish, which is now famous throughout the world. And like many such dishes, the humble b... Read this article

Housewives getting desperate for jokes
“Desperate Housewives” returns to our screens for a fourth season, however, it looks like the show is off to a rather bumpy start. The recent season premier entitled “Now you Know” uses Filipino medical schooling as a punch l... Read this article

Action-packed Resident Evil high on special effects
Resident Evil: Extinction Resident Evil: Extinction is a bleakly efficient sci-fi horror thriller that delivers exactly what its preceding sequels did - monsters, gory fight scenes and a heavily armed Milla Jovovich. Perhaps, Jovovich is really t... Read this article

60 minutes with documentary director Curt Johnson
Yemi Laotan recently spoke with the director of Your Mummy Kills Animals, Curt Johnson, who had just finished resolving the lawsuit that arose as a result of the film. The highly controversial documentary is premiering at Hyland Cinema on September ... Read this article

Ugly Betty's future looks pretty good
Ugly Betty Airing 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Citytv Many songwriters or storytellers have composed ballads or fables eulogizing inner beauty over the outer, superficial kind. For instance, Hans Christian Andersen's “The Ugly Duckling” ... Read this article

The drama down the cat walk continues in search of Top Model
Amercia's Next Top Model, Cycle 9 Airing 8p.m. on Wednesday, Citytv “America's Next Top Model” sends 13 women from around the United States down the runway in the hopes of being crowned runway elite and winning a $100,000 co... Read this article

Animal rights comic book turned doc stands up for our furry friends
Curt Johnson (June 15, 1968), is an independent documentary maker, writer, producer and music supervisor (see Michael Moore Hates America, 2004). He has been involved with two films that won Academy Awards, one of them being Thoth (74th Academy Award... Read this article

Big stars shine bright in fairytale film, Stardust
Willow, The Princess Bride, Pan's Labyrinth, and many more will come to mind while you are watching Stardust, and for good reason. Director Matthew Vaughn delivers a consistently thrilling, delightful and engaging adaptation of the acclaimed fantasy... Read this article

Don't Rush to see this flick
After a six-year interlude Rush Hour 3 returns to our screens, it however conveys exactly what is nonetheless expected. In other words, a completely predictable, unintelligent and spectacularly unspecial movie. But really, who cares? A piece of advi... Read this article

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