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  • Deadly Weapons

    Deadly Weapons

    ★½

    You never really start a Doris Wishman movie expecting truly great things, but you can usually expect to at least be entertained. Sadly, this was a new low for me, with close to no redeeming features.

    Crystal is on the phone to her gangster boyfriend when he is killed for trying to double-cross his employer. She over-hears his killers talking about where they are going to hide, so she sets out to hunt them down and kill them with the…

  • Miracle Mile

    Miracle Mile

    ★★★

    I'm not really sure what to make of this. The first half plays out like a cheesy, awkward romantic comedy, while the second one is quite tense and gets extremely dark at times.

    The set-up is simple enough. Harry over-sleeps and misses his date with late-night diner waitress Julie. He answers a ringing phone in a phone booth, where a man in distress tells him that nuclear war has just been declared and the bombs will hit in about an…

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  • For Y'ur Height Only

    For Y'ur Height Only

    ★★★★★

    "The little man has done it again. He's made a monkey out of the forces of evil"

    Man, how do you even begin to describe For Y'ur Height Only? Mr Giant is the leader of an evil crime syndicate and they have kidnapped a visiting doctor. Luckily there's a mole in the syndicate, Irma...and even luckier, the 3" tall Weng or agent OO (double-oh) is on the case. Armed with the latest in high-tech crime-fighting gadgetry and a bit of…

  • Roadgames

    Roadgames

    ★★★½

    Quid is an overworked trucker, who gets suckered into a last-minute job - transporting a load of meat across Australia. After some minor, semi-slapsticky incidents he gets caught up in a cat-and-mouse chase with the driver of a mysterious green van. Who is this guy, what is he hiding, what is he burying in the desert and what's this on the radio about a crazy killer targeting young hitch-hikers? Plagued by insomnia he gets so obsessed and irrational in his…