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In Movies on February 29, 2012 at 10:37 am

Movie set in a future in which the doctrine of “an eye for an eye” is applied as literally as possible. In order to make the perpetrator of a crime suffer in exactly the same way as his victim did, teams of actor/policemen recreate the crime scene and the crime down to the last detail, with the criminal as victim. These productions are a special kind of theatre — a new art form. In this story, a star “director” of these programs is torn between loyalty to his craft and loyalty to his family when his own brother commits a series of gruesome crimes involving two rival motorcycle gangs, a troupe of dancing midgets, a grand ball at the governor’s mansion, and a total of 287 victims and bystanders. The director’s greatest artistic triumph will also be his greatest betrayal…

In Misc. on February 29, 2012 at 10:22 am

New fitness trend: Sealcercize. Based on the premise that, despite their rather plump appearance, seals are actually in the best shape of any animal in nature (with the exception of insects.) Participants balance beach balls on their nose, walk on their hands, etc. There are a few short breaks in the workout: “OK everyone, basking time! Let’s take a two-minute bask!”