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  • Dead Slow Ahead

    Dead Slow Ahead

    For whatever reason, I've never quite been able to bring myself to watch most documentaries. On the other hand, I've also always been a sucker for any movie that, through sheer style alone, transforms the everyday into something alien and mysterious. Under the watchful eye of Mauro Herces' camera, the inner workings of a transport ship take on strange forms and entirely new meanings, resulting in a real life tale with science fiction overtones that hypnotized and riveted me from start to finish.

    The moral of the story being: if you want me to pay attention to reality, it better make reality seem weird as hell.

  • The House

    The House

    ★★

    Not particularly funny, but it has a lot of Jason Mantzoukas and terrible, terrible things happen to Jeremy Renner. So we'll call it a draw.

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  • Cheeky

    Cheeky

    ★★

    I shouldn't do it.

    I absolutely should not be trying to analyze this movie, because it's basically semicore porn.

    (For those who don't know this term I just made up, 'semicore' means all the onscreen sex is softcore, but there are a shitload of erect penises just hanging... well, not hanging, exactly... about. You're welcome, friends)

    But seeing as how Tinto Brass (the director) is clearly using this movie as a polemic to espouse his unifying theory of mankind, I…

  • The Hitcher

    The Hitcher

    ★★★★

    I'm not entirely sure this movie makes any sense whatsoever.

    Could not matter less. Rutger Hauer is the God damned devil in this one.

    Highly recommended.