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House!

August 31, 2011

 House!

If you are having a night in and are in the mood for a feel good funny film, then House is the movie for you. Full of laughs and entertaining scenarios, it is sure to have you in stitches. This 2000 British comedy – directed by Julian Kemp –... 

Captain America

August 29, 2011

 Captain America

Before Bryan Singer’s X-Men (2000) film demonstrated the artistic and commercial potential of some of their titles, it seemed like Marvel Comics didn’t care how they were adapted to the big screen. And so, we had horrible misfires like Howard the... 

The Killing: Criterion Collection

August 18, 2011

 The Killing: Criterion Collection

Before graduating to studio films for the remainder of his filmmaking career, Stanley Kubrick cut his teeth on several lean independent films with producer James B. Harris, chief among them was The Killing (1956), a masterful take on Lionel White’s... 

Cul-de-sac: Criterion Collection

August 16, 2011

 Cul-de-sac: Criterion Collection

After leaving Poland for England, Roman Polanski made three films, one of which was Cul-de-sac (1966), before moving on to Hollywood. The film contains many of his hallmarks: dark humor and suspenseful camerawork that puts one on edge. After writing the... 

Curiosity on the Discovery Channel

August 12, 2011

 Curiosity on the Discovery Channel

Fans of QI on the BBC (or, more often, on Dave) who have a thirst for knowledge and how things work will be interested to know about Curiosity, a new show on the Discovery Channel. Curiosity feeds our desire for knowledge and ‘what makes things tick’... 

The Big Lebowski: Limited Edition

August 11, 2011

 The Big Lebowski: Limited Edition

It started with a rug that “really tied the room together” and how a simple case of mistaken identity can cause a whole lot of trouble. The Big Lebowski (1998) was just too odd for mainstream audiences and underperformed at the box office. However,... 

The Keeper

August 4, 2011

 The Keeper

This post is sponsored by Santander We all have our little eccentricities, our passions, and this short film titled ‘The Keeper’ is a funny little documentary about a man with a passion for collecting. However, unlike most people who ‘collect’... 

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