Archive for September, 2012


A review of the remake of “Total Recall”

September 2nd, 2012 by Roger Darlington

A blockbuster sci-fi movie on its opening weekend ought to fill a cinema, but the theatre in my local multiplex was barely half full for the remake of the 1990 film “Total Recall”. You can read my review¬†here.

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Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention

September 1st, 2012 by Roger Darlington

You can view the full 40-minute speech here: If you’re short of time, you can read the full text here. Then you should look at a fact checker of the speech here.

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Why hurricanes keep hitting Republican conventions

September 1st, 2012 by Roger Darlington

We know why the Republicans chose to hold their National Convention in Florida. It is a swing state with a large number of votes in the Electoral College. We think we know why the Convention was threatened by a hurricane and had to cancel its first day. It’s the hurricane season and Florida is frequently […]

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