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  • A Boy and His Dog

    A Boy and His Dog 1975

    ★★½ Watched 24 Aug, 2015

    What a strange way to make a movie about a boy and his dog.

  • Away We Go

    Away We Go 2009

    ★★★ Watched 23 Aug, 2015

    Frequently sweet and the script sometimes deft enough to raise a genuine smile, but it's hard to feel drama when there's not really anything for this ohsolovely couple to be worrying about.

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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.