Archive | April, 2012

Escape to Victory (1981)

30 Apr

This frigging game is ruining my life.

From the Archives: The Exploding Girl (2009)

28 Apr


Bradley Rust Gray’s latest collaboration with wife So Yong Kim is an intimate and quirky, albeit incredibly lightweight, portrayal of a developing relationship that lends credence to the adage that sometimes what’s left unsaid is more important than what actually is.

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Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

28 Apr

You've heard the story of Jesse James / Of how he lived and died / If you're still in need / Of something to read / Here's the story of Bonnie and Clyde

Children of the Corn (1984)

25 Apr

Outlander! Outlander! We have your woman!

Total Recall (1990)

24 Apr

Get your ass to Mars!

Mean Streets (1973)

22 Apr

What's the matter with you?

Avengers Assemble (2012)

21 Apr

Comic book fans have eagerly awaited a cinematic outing for superhero troupe The Avengers ever since Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, announced in 2005 that Marvel would effectively take ownership of their universe and begin producing its own films.  Five films later; two instalments of Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America: The First Avenger and Thor and the time has finally come for our heroic misfits to join forces and fight a common enemy in Joss Whedon’s Avengers Assemble.

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Varsity Blues (1999)

19 Apr

Tonight we beat Bingville!

Thelma & Louise (1991)

18 Apr

Louise, no matter what happens, I'm glad I came with you.

Battleship (2012)

17 Apr

Haters will decry Peter Berg’s Battleship as a Michael Bay-esque monstrosity that panders unapologetically to the lowest common denominator, much like Bay’s heinous destruction of the good name Transformer. That would do a disservice to Berg’s picture, which whilst undeniably stupid and utterly over the top is by no means as bad as Bay’s pantheon of crap. In fact the biggest crime that can be levelled at Battleship is that it lacks one single original idea in its bloated 131 minute running time.

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