Category Archives: Film Reviews
Director: Andrzej Zulawski Cast: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, and Heinz Bennent In Possession (1981), Mark (Sam Neill) returns home from a secretive business trip to learn that his wife, Anna (Isabelle Adjani), wants a divorce. Mark discovers that Anna has … Continue reading
A BluRay for a Euro. How bad can it be? I saw this BluRay of The Unborn (2009) on sale for a euro the other day and thought, “How bad can it be?” The cover looks good – eye catching (cough) – … Continue reading
Yaniv ‘Nev’ Schulman, a New York photographer, has one of his photographs published in The New York Sun and 3 months later receives a painting of it by 8 year old Abby Pierce who lives in rural Michigan. A … Continue reading
Three superhero movies (kind of), some dystopia, a music video, animation, and more… the eleven movies watched were: Calvary (2014), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), The Zero Theorem (2014), Death of a Superhero (2011), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Metallica Through the Never (2013), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), The Signal … Continue reading
What a mixed bag this weeks viewing was! Nine films watched: Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014), Dobermann (1997), Citizen Kane (1941), Sick Girl (2007), Oculus (2014), Mystery Road (2013), Blue Ruin (2014), The Colony (2013), and Atrocious (2010).
Hmm. Not a particularly good week for movie choices…
I watched a trio of short films from Terry Gilliam this week: The Legend of Hallowdega (2010), The Wholly Family (2011), and The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983). My anticipation of the upcoming The Zero Theorem (2014) brought me here (In … Continue reading
Mary (Kate Dickie) and son, Fergal (Niall Bruton), harbour a dark secret that has forced them to move from place to place since Fergal was a child. When they settle into a council flat, somewhere in Scotland, Fergal meets the … Continue reading
Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is lonely, existing in a state of semi-neglect due to his parents’ separation, and suffering at the hands of the school bully. One night he meets Abby (Chloe Moretz), a strange girl, seemingly of a similar age, … Continue reading
A gang of hooded youths attack a school and the teachers, under siege, are forced into a deadly game of survival.