Month: September 2015

Rango – Quickie Review

Absolutely gorgeous looking, Oscar winning animated film. Definitive proof animation does not have to be in 3D to be rich in texture and to pop off the screen. Smart script, perhaps more geared towards adults, but still enough to keep kids’ attention. One of my favourite animated films.

5 Faves: Films of 1974

1. Blazing Saddles 2. Godfather Part II, The 3. Conversation, The 4. Young Frankenstein 5. Texas Chain Saw Massacre,The Just Missed The Cut: Death Wish, Earthquake, The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad, Murder On The Orient Express, Swept Away Need To See: Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia, The Man …

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Cannibal Holocaust – Quickie Review

Controversial, once and still banned Italian horror film about a hidden tribe of cannibals and a documentary crew filming the encounter. Shockingly graphic violence at the time, and it perhaps is still perceived that way today. However, after years of being desensitized, I wasn’t bothered by the violence as much as I should have been. …

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Drive – Quickie Review

Pulsating neo-noir film. The movie is just an endless stream of interesting vignettes punched up with random occurrences of ultra-violence. Gosling’s strong performance is matched by a talented supporting ensemble cast with Albert Brooks and Oscar Issac being standouts. Riveting entertainment.

5 Faves: Films of George Clooney

1. Michael Clayton 2. Out Of Sight 3. Three Kings 4. Up In The Air 5. Descendants, The Just Missed The Cut: Good Night And Good Luck, Gravity, The Ides Of March, Syriana, The Thin Red Line Need To See: The American, Leatherheads, Return Of The Killer Tomatoes!, Return To Horror High, Solaris Comedy Hi-Lites: …

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