Monthly Archives: November 2014

Review – Leviathan – 5/5

This review was originally written as an article for The Mancunion newspaper. Director:  Andrey Zvyaginstev                                                                                                                                               Certificate: 15 Cast:  Elena Lyadova, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Aleskey Serebryakov                                                                                                                                                            Running Time: 2hr 20min Plot: Nikolay is not a wealthy man, but has all that a man needs: a wife, a child, a home, some guns, and a solid […]

What I Watched Last Week – 17/11/14 – Some humans landed a ship on a comet. I saw a film about sexy Japanese hotels.

Hey hey, droogies. Why not check out my positively sickening write up on the methodology of the Montage Parody, linked at the end of this post. It is attracting all kinds of alarming commentary on reddit, and in one night received more attention than this here blog has or ever will garner. Not sure how […]

Review – Interstellar – 3/5

Director: Christopher Nolan Certificate: 12 A Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, My Cocaine, Casey ‘Holy over-achieving older brother, Batman!’ Affleck Running Time: 2hr 49min Plot: A spaceman (Matthew McNeverWearsHisShirt) who likes space can’t go to space because humans have destroyed the planet, which is now a barren dustbowl capable of producing no food […]

What I Watched Last Week – 10/11/14 – Today is my blog’s first anniversary. Let’s celibate!

My sincere thanks to me for writing this crap for an entire year. Interstellar went into orbit on Friday; I wasn’t much impressed (review probably up tomorrow, bit late but puck it). At least now we all know who was behind the faked Mars landings. Those directors, eh? Crafty buggers. Sex, Lies and Videotape (1989) […]

Review – Nightcrawler – 4/5

Director: Dan Gilroy Certificate: 15 Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton Running Time: 1hr 57min Plot: Sociopathic loner Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) finds his calling in the morbid world of nocturnal crime scene reportage; his desire to climb the ladder of his profession overrules his regard for the law or indeed for […]

What I Watched Last Week – 03/11/14 – Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 mates re-score Drive. B-b-b-but why?

Halloween was fun, eh? What did you ‘go’ as? To keep things firmly film, I ‘went’ as Dr Gonzo from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, aka Hunter S Thompson, the author of aforementioned book – plus a dozen others – and champion consumer of alcohol, grass and psychoactive drugs. Reactions to this outfit (which […]