There's a purity to the explicit grotesqueness of Cannibal Holocaust that transcends modern day Gore Porn. Competently directed with an eye for unflinching cruelty and a fascinating bent toward abstract social commentary, this film is not an easy watch, but it certainly draws you in and envelops you.
Riz Otrolani's score is near perfect and the opening theme serves as a bold juxtaposition to the imagery we're about to witness. I'm not sure what it says about me as a…
A fascinating film documenting the kidnapping and seduction of Patty Hearst, and the subsequent media circus that sensationalised the case. Robert Stone does a commendable job of balancing archive footage and talking heads of former Symbionese Liberation Army members and journalists.
I was enthralled by the floundering media teams in much the same way as I was whilst watching One Day In September, although this bears far more similarity to the FBI and ATF strike on the Branch Davidians at…
I have absolutely no idea of how to start this review.
First off the bat, to the best of my knowledge there is nothing here that will shake the foundations and change the opinion of the Nolan haters.
Set 8 years after The Dark Knight, this film takes a knackered and spiritually broken Bruce Wayne and places him in a situation where he must don the cape once more.
Christian Bale has come a long way in 7 years. From…
Thank jeebus for Letterboxd. For years I've been doing the "Bond Marathon" before the latest 007 adventure. For years I thought I was the only sad fucker who endured all twenty something films in preparation for the next slice of kiss kiss, bang bang. There's a few that have more or less concluded this little ritual, but seeing as Skyfall ain't out until 26th October I thought I'd slowly work my way through them, starting now.
So... Dr No. The…