So, I saw The Descendants. Given that Lewis Fox already review it excellently for the site I’m not going to do a full and/or proper review of it but, instead, will be giving you a few, slightly random, observations about the film. 1.) It’s really [...]
Browsing all posts from January, 2012.
This week Maks’ takes the bull by the horns and tackles David Fincher’s psycho punk version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Those of you who’ve seen the film will instantly recognise the silhouette at the heart of the razor and I suspect a [...]
Words by Lewis Fox Has Alexander Payne ever made a bad film? To put it bluntly, no. His ability to marry the comic and the tragic speaks to the very essence of cinema. Election, About Schmidt and Sideways are nigh on perfection, films able to have you [...]
Words by Sam Moore. “The Artist” has been a critic’s darling since it screened at Cannes, and it seems virtually everyone that’s seen it has absolutely fallen in love with. Which is interesting because the film is in black and white. And silent. So I [...]
First on my radar this week is the brand new thriller ATM, from the writer of Buried. It seems weird that a professional screenwriter has carved out a niche for himself in single location stories (he obviously likes small spaces) but this looks like it’ll [...]