• Hurt Locker (98/47)

    by  • 2/16/2012 • film • 0 Comments

    HURT LOCKER – I found this a bit less impressive than I’d expected, given the Oscars it won. Over-rated, with characters that just don’t mean anything; to each other or the viewer.

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    The Road, Matrix, Matrix Reloaded (79/50)

    by  • 2/19/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    THE ROAD (iTunes) – I bought this one during the big iTunes year-end / Christmas sale. Not seeing this as taking over from more traditional holiday films. A post-apocalyptic scrounge-and-walk film. THE MATRIX (DVD) – I haven’t watched this since the first abysmal DVD release with the compression issues. BluRay. All the difference. I may […]

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    Animal Kingdom (57/34)

    by  • 2/3/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    ANIMAL KINGDOM (Carlton) – The first thought that should occur to you after the opening scene is that there can be no happy ending to be had here. This is the story of a criminal family as it spirals around the drain, police and legal corruption, and human ugliness. I think that it bears a […]

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