Film

September 10, 2007

Joy Division tells the interesting character story of Thomas, a young man who is currently on assignment in England during the Cold War working as a spy for a Russian agency. Using monologue and flash back techniques the movie unfolds Thomas’ life story of how his country, Germany, was ravaged by the war and how […]

September 3, 2007

As far as blockbuster action films go, I’m a bit of a pretentious tosser and tend to write them off as entertainment for inferior minds. However, there is such thing as an excellent action thriller, and the Bourne movies fall squarely into this category.

September 3, 2007

Die Hard fans rejoice! No longer do we have to put up with pseudo John McClanes, Bruce Willis is back as the real McCoy in Die Hard 4.0. The villain this time around is no corporate cool Alan Rickman or Simple Simon Jeremy Irons, but an unconvincing computer geek who feels slighted by the powers […]

September 3, 2007

This film is a real step towards Michael Moore’s former greatness. While Sicko does not come close to being as good as Roger and Me, it does represent a massive step up from the incoherent Fahrenheit 9/11. His return to form comes from his return to actually having a point to make, which is that […]

September 3, 2007

Breach is one of the smartest and most fascinating films to come out this year. Chris Cooper plays Robert Hanssen, purportedly the biggest spy in the history of US intelligence. His arrest in 2001, shown in the film’s opening sequence, provoked a media storm.

August 13, 2007

I love bio-pics! So consequently I was very excited about going to see this film. And for good reason; It has great Welsh actor Ioan Gruffudd (apparently pronounced Yo-an Griffith), plus many other great British actors, rooms full of guys with funny wigs and the movie tells the story of how one man tried to […]

August 13, 2007

Being Britain’s last hangman cannot have been an easy job. Similarly, a film about Britain’s last hangman could have been a very difficult film to make and sell to modern audiences.

August 13, 2007

This is the film adaptation of Patrick Süskind’s 1985 best selling novel. It is a disturbing and kinky fairytale of Jean-Baptist Grenouille – a young man who was born in Paris fish market in 1738 and was not supposed to live at all, just like his four siblings that had been killed by their mother […]

August 13, 2007

The premise of the film is not some perverse fantasy about killing the current President of the United States of America, George Walker Bush. Those who say otherwise either haven’t seen it, or are trying to purposely misguide you.