• The Debt (8/4)

    by  • 1/4/2012 • film • 0 Comments

    THE DEBT – Mossad agents go undercover in 1960s East Berlin in pursuit of a Nazi war criminal. They investigate, identify, and capture Doctor Vogel (Christensen). During an escape attempt, the Doctor is shot and killed by Rachel (Mirren). That’s the story that they stick to for thirty years, until a hole starts to grow […]

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    Black Christmas (1974), Black Christmas (2006), Die Hard 2, A Christmas Story, Jackboots on Whitehall (631/361)

    by  • 12/27/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974) – Oo… a bit of horror film history here – not only is this Canadian Content with Margot Kidder and Andrea Martin of all people, it’s also by director Bob Clark of the film with wider appeal, A CHRISTMAS STORY. Additionally, and possibly more importantly for horror and cult movie fans, this […]

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    The Full Monty (325/186)

    by  • 7/5/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    THE FULL MONTY (Netflix) – Steel town and the steel industry’s gone, and a group of six men with no other obvious options try something a little different. It starts off as an attempt to clear some easy cash, but it becomes a lot more for each of them. I forgot how enjoyable a film […]

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    Frozen River, Green Hornet, 1984 (30/16)

    by  • 1/16/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    FROZEN RIVER (Netflix) – Nice call, Ben. LONDON RIVER and FROZEN RIVER do fit together nicely in style; though one definitely ends on a happier not than the other. Both films avoid casting judgements on the people and situations – these aren’t films about politics. No heavy-handed morals or messages; just sadness and hope. GREEN […]

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