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  • Thank You For Playing: Kultowe magazyny o grach

    Thank You For Playing: Kultowe magazyny o grach

    ★★★★★

    There's a sliding scale of enjoyment for this film.

    Base level, you'd best have an interest in publishing and/or Polish computer games magazines in the 1990s. Those boxes ticked, good times all round.

    Anyone with an interest in those things and who also once started a magazine with friends will get the five-star treatment, locking in with these fine people looking back at the fun and follies of their fertile 20s.

  • Gimme Danger

    Gimme Danger

    ★★½

    No fun.

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  • No Manifesto: A Film About Manic Street Preachers

    No Manifesto: A Film About Manic Street Preachers

    ★★½

    The description states that No Manifesto tells the whole story of the Manic Street Preachers. It does not.
    The film was shot around 2004/5, after which the footage was canned and festered for a decade. What has come out is a poorly made inadvertent document of the band's wilderness years. Viewed in contrast against the recent forward-thinking, relevant, focused and successful Futurology album, as well as the sold-out The Holy Bible tours (on which The Manics gave the best performance…

  • Scarface

    Scarface

    ★★★

    As an action film or the movie that makes Tony Montana a hip hop hero and student poster boy, Scarface is dreadful.
    However, as a black comedy, Pacino's hilarious portrayal of a deluded dimwit is brilliant - part Kenny Powers, part the best character Rob Brydon never invented - and the supporting roles are just as good, showing how far pigheadedness can get hard-working nobodies. That this man is a hero to so many compounds the humour and it's amazing…