Monthly Archives: January 2014

insideINSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

A humorously melancholy folk story which is beautifully written, acted, with just the right amount of cat.

9/10

proposTHE PROPOSITION

Nick Cave wrote a western that feels like a film written by someone who would release an album called Murder Ballads. 9/10

robotROBOT & FRANK
A film about age and memory held together by an excellent bit of emotive acting, and Frank.

7/10

brokenBROKEN FLOWERS

Bill Murray goes on a pink themed road trip of his ex girlfriends. Finds out very little.  9/10

wolfTHE WOLF OF WALL STREET

Stupid people doing stupid things for 3 hours. Annoying and fun.
8/10

doomTHE DOOM GENERATION

Right from the decapitated talking head vomiting, it just gets thicker and thicker.

4/10

mysteriousMYSTERIOUS SKIN

Effectively portrays two different ways of kids dealing with child abuse. JGL is creepily good. 8/10

hungerHUNGER

An almost playlike but startling look at the 1981 irish hunger strike. 10/10

12years12 YEARS A SALVE

The realisation of what happens in the film only really kicks in at the end – But when it does it’s brutal. 10/10

americanAMERICAN HUSTLE

An excellent romcom wrapped up in a smart storyline about something. 8/10