A word of advice to guys – do not take a first date to this film. She may end up thinking you, as a male, are scum. Or a murderer. Or both.
Archive for April, 2004
Ads. Who wants them? Not many (if any). However, the commercial news media beg for them. This is because what we pay to buy a newspaper, or to watch TV news, barely covers the cost of producing and distribution.
Directed by Bruce Robinson UK (1987) “Monty you terrible cunt!”
The mid-1950s. The most conservative all-girls’ college in the United States. Enter a, quote, “bohemian” female art history lecturer with long hair, a bare ring finger and some less-than-popular convictions.
“I’ve got zees great idea for un film,” said Thomas Bangalter to band mate Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo as he dropped the fourth and final hit of acid. “Our ’ero, in a flying guitar will attempt to rezcue un intergalactic band, ’oo have been kidnapped by a hrrrogue managaire and taken to Earth.”
Schiller once said, “individual testimony has a specific place in history but doesn’t, alone, add up to it”.
Thank god for documentary makers like Nick Broomfield, devoid of morals, but an amazing abundance of guts.
Monster is a difficult film to review as a whole. The overwhelming hype surrounding Charlize and her amazing transformation has far overshadowed the shocking tale the film depicts. Monster is not an easy film to enjoy as it is often brutal and gratuitous. It is also muddled in what it is trying to say – […]
The incredible, yet little-known, history of Poland makes for an intense introduction to A Strange Outcome. Constantly troubled by powerful and oppressive neighbours, the Poles have had a rough time of it, to say the least. Their country has been repeatedly carved up, divvied out and reclaimed – even, at times, to the point of […]