Son of Rambow

August 25, 2008

The things we see at an impressionable young age, be they films, television programs, books or music, leave a lasting impact on us because we haven’t had many life experiences up to that point in our lives. So, those formative experiences tend to leave... 

Four Last Songs

August 27, 2007

Four Last Songs (2007) derives its title from the last pieces of music composer Richard Strauss wrote for his wife before he died and, not surprisingly, dealt with grandiose notions of life and death – themes that this film clumsily tries to examine... 

Shaun of the Dead

June 27, 2005

Whenever the horror genre becomes bloated with safe, CGI-heavy Hollywood product, a small, independent feature comes from seemingly out of nowhere to shake things up. Shaun of the Dead (2004) is just that film. Riding the recently successful, wave of...