Archive | June, 2012

War Games (1983)

26 Jun

A strange game. The only winning move is not to play. How about a nice game of chess?

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Felix et Lola (2001)

25 Jun

Oui on peut tu faire…

Highlander (1986)

23 Jun

There can be only one…

Stalingrad (1993)

12 Jun

It’s nice to spend some time dying together.

Ill Manors (2012)

11 Jun

Of his directorial debut Ill Manors, rapper and wannabe auteur Ben Drew aka Plan B said he was making a “British Godfather”.  Well, despite an evident interest in interweaving narratives, Drew’s picture bears little relation to Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece. Sweeping epic this most certainly isn’t.

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Outland (1981)

11 Jun

Some cupcake named “Cane” decided that he didn’t need an environment suit. They’re still sponging him off the elevator walls.

Point Blank (1967)

10 Jun

Fairfax is a man who signs checks.

No Country for Old Men (2007)

9 Jun

What’s the most you ever lost on a coin toss?

Cujo (1983)

7 Jun

Fuck you, dog.

From the Archives: Triangle (2009)

6 Jun

Director Christopher Smith is slowly emerging as one of the most interesting young filmmakers currently operating in the thriller-horror genre. Having cut his directorial teeth on the superbly spooky London Underground-set “Creep,” Smith changed tack with his follow-up, “Severance,” a grisly horror-comedy. Subverting the genre is clearly something Smith seems particularly comfortable with, even intrigued by, so it should come as no surprise that his latest offering, “Triangle,” ventures rather neatly into psychological thriller territory, albeit with a delicious twist.

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