links for 2009-07-14

Martin Belam  by Martin Belam, 14 July 2009

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I'm guessing that Time Out spammed because they let an office junior do their mail-out, or G00gled 'bulk mailing' and hired amateurs.

Re: 'Bruno'. 'Borat' was politically correct; it lampooned people middle-class socialists disapprove of, and was vulgar enough to attract 12 year olds as well.

'Bruno', I've heard, mocks homosexuals and the fashion industry; things which are, increasingly, taken very seriously in our superficial, 'right-on' Western society.

Also, both are the sort of films you'd get out on DVD for a cheap laugh, but they're not standard Summer blockbuster fare.

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