Alex Zorbas

You can go to places in the world with pudding.

Favorite films

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Heat
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

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  • Prey

  • Thirteen Lives

  • Horrible Bosses

  • Resurrection

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  • A Woman Under the Influence

    A Woman Under the Influence

    Why did I watch this first thing in the morning? Now I have to get through the rest of the day.

    Gena Rowlands is brilliant and devastating in this.

    Cassavetes unconventional style is at it’s best here (from what I’ve seen so far) and the way it handles it’s characters and their interactions is truly unique and great.

  • The Last Duel

    The Last Duel

    At first I was apprehensive towards the structure of each chapter taking on a new perspective but it really won me over in the end which is due to the excellent directing and most of all the script, which I think is the strongest element of the film. The way in which it tackles modern themes within an historical setting is thought provoking and profound.

    For a man in his 80’s to still be pumping out epics like this is…

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  • Oldboy

    Oldboy

    4K Restoration at The Ritz in Sydney

  • Cocaine Cowboys

    Cocaine Cowboys

    Free on Youtube.

    Checked it out after listening to The Video Archives podcast. Helps going in with the backstory, but otherwise not that enjoyable. Watching on a big screen probably didn’t do it many favours. Would give it another go if there’s a better transfer out there as the quality on Youtube is not the greatest. Need to see that fetishistic baby powder scene in 4K!

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  • The Guilty

    The Guilty

    Gyllenhaal gives another good performance, but this is such a lazy remake. It doesn’t bring anything new yet still seems much inferior.

    Antoine Fuqua has been resting on his laurels since Training Day or he might have just got real lucky with that one.