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  • Underground

    Underground 1995

    ★★★★½ Watched 12 Feb, 2016

    Superb analogue hyper-kinaesthetica - the only true way to be anti-war.

  • It Felt Like Love

    It Felt Like Love 2013

    ★★½ Watched 29 Jan, 2016

    Perhaps I'm from a different time and place but there seemed a certain unlikelihood or contrivance about how Lila's story played out. Just edged a bit too much into Larry Clark territory for my liking.

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  • M

    M 1931

    ★★★★★ Watched 07 Aug, 2012 2

    The whole film is excellent - some of the strange idiosyncrasies of the new talkie film era, such as overdubbing and silent outdoor scenes, work unusually in its favour even to a modern day audience. The set-up, children singing in the street about a murderer whose presence looms over them, is a masterclass, and its depiction of the whole town, suffering under this wicked spell, is something that has been emulated throughout film history. But the film is a standout…

  • Time of the Wolf

    Time of the Wolf 2003

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Aug, 2012

    Another review of this I read said (roughly) "about as much fun as you'd expect a Haneke post-apocalypse movie to be, i.e. no fucking fun at all" and I can't really put it better than that.