Black Sheep (2006) – Quickie Review: 31 Nights Of Horror – Day 11 / Film #2

Genetically altered sheep run amuck on a New Zealand farm and start eating the humans while the unlucky attack survivors turn into some kind of weresheep. Over the top gore effects provided by Peter Jackson’s WETA Workshop. Just plain silly fun, but not as funny as I would have hoped.

Host, The (2006) – Quickie Review

An American military pathologist dumps hazardous fluid into Korean waterways and after a period of time, a deadly sea monster is created. A super fun creature feature from South Korean. Seamless special effects high-light this film and the humour has as much bite as the creature. One of the best of its genre.

Once – Quickie Review

I love this movie. I can’t stress that enough. A simple story about two people meet and then make music together, literally. It’s not your standard musical where the characters just break into song. It’s woven into the story organically and the results are hypnotic. It’s easily one of my favourite movies as well as …

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Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan – Quickie Review

Fearless. It’s absolutely fearless… and shameless. Constantly funny, intentionally absurd and offensive. Cohen is masterful.

Snakes On A Plane – Quickie Review

This movie fell victim to the over hype machine. The name got out there and the crowd went wild and then the movie came out. Not the box office smash everyone was expecting. It’s a somewhat enjoyable movie. It knows exactly what it is and it’s not trying to be something else. The average rating …

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5 Faves: Films of 2006

1. Pan’s Labyrinth 2. Apocalypto 3. Letters From Iwo Jima 4. Departed, The 5. Children Of Men Missed The Cut: Babel, Borat! Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan, Inside Man, The Prestige, V For Vendetta Need To See: The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift, The Fountain, Inland Empire, Poultrygeist: …

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