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  • The Harmony Game 2011

    ★★★½ Rewatched 01 Nov, 2014

    It's like literally watching how magic is made.

  • Guilty by Suspicion 1991

    ★★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2014

    "Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?"

    So began the interrogations by the House of Un-American Activities Committee that led to the ruination of many Hollywood figures who could claim to have ideals or a conscience and a desire to help their fellow man. Entered onto the infamous blacklist often just through hearsay and scaremongering, the committee - drunk on power - prohibited them from their right to work and, driven to despair,…

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  • Berberian Sound Studio 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Jan, 2013 10

    My word.

    What an amazing film.

    Firstly if you're a nerd for the aesthetics of film, you'll love it. The 70s setting, the Giallo references are all perfect that you don't think of it as a present day film set in the 70s, this could be a lost forgotten 70s film.

    Secondly, if you're a nerd for the mechanics of film, the technology, you'll REALLY love it.

    I belong in the former camp really but this film has really given…

  • A Field in England 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Jul, 2013 23

    Oh Wheatley you weird mad fucker. You're just not happy unless your audience is completely and utterly bemused are you? Just when you give us something we can all grasp easily and find palatable (albeit dark of course) in Sightseers, you go and throw up this one.

    Imagine if Michael Reeves took an LSD trip when making The Witchfinder General. Think of Peter Watkins Culloden or Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo's Winstanley on shrooms. Chuck in a liberal dose of…