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  • Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★ Watched 22 Oct, 2014

    One mild spoiler in here that doesn't really have any effect on anyone's enjoyment of this film.

    The weird and trippy but oddly fascinating Under The Skin takes a basic science fiction premise - sexy looking alien seduces men and does something or other to them - and throws an artsy sauce onto it. It helps that Scarlett Johansson - I couldn't really imagine anyone else in the lead - looks the part and then some.

    The nameless alien lands…

  • The First Deadly Sin 1980

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Oct, 2014

    Frank Sinatra's final starring role was this film, the 1980 crime thriller The First Deadly Sin, in which Sinatra plays police detective Edward Delaney who comes across an odd murder case just a few weeks before his retirement. His superior officer doesn't want him to pursue it, but Delaney can't resist the urge to go after his hunch and with his hospitalized wife (Faye Dunaway) getting worse by the day it gives him something else to think about - as…

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  • Fury 1936

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Oct, 2014

    Angry, cynical and extremely powerful, Fritz Lang's Fury stars Spencer Tracy and Sylvia Sidney as a couple who have to spend some time apart in order to earn the money to help them get settled as a couple. When Tracy raises enough money to go and see his girl a classic but awful case of mistaken identity and shortsightedness occurs as is named as a suspect in a recent high profile kidnapping. Things take a turn for the worse when…

  • Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 08 Oct, 2014 2

    It's probably good David Fincher made Alien 3 if only to confirm the fact that he is human after all.

    I am not quite sure what to say about Gone Girl other than pretty much acknowledging nay pledging my adulation for it right here. I want to say this isn't a perfect film, but I can't find any fault with it. From stars Ben Affleck - I never hated him, but after this i don't see why anyone still would…