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knock-knock Knock Knock(2015) Review - Aside from being voted “Most Fit Director” in 2006 by Men’s Fitness magazine (a title he reportedly takes very seriously mind you), Eli Roth is known for primarily bringing us gory, splattery horror flicks, most notably Hostel. While not a particularly popular director among critics, or film fans in general, he does hold his own … Continue reading Knock Knock(2015) Review
saul Son of Saul (2015) Review: Lazlo Nemes Takes Us to Hell - The world can be a vile place. Every day there are tragedies, murders and torture that further illustrate the despicable nature of human beings and conflict. Just open any social media app or news website and the truest of all evil will always be there for you to see. Nowadays, it is easy to see, … Continue reading Son of Saul (2015) Review: Lazlo Nemes Takes Us to Hell
vlcsnap2012011414h52m33 A Commentary On Harakiri (1962) - “This thing we call samurai honour is ultimately nothing but a facade”. So says Hanshiro Tsugumo in the mansion of the Iyi Clan one afternoon in the year 1630. And it’s this facade that forms the groundwork of Masaki Kobayashi’s “Harakiri” (1962), based on the novel by Yasuhiko Takiguchi. Similar to “Rashomon” (1950) and “Seven … Continue reading A Commentary On Harakiri (1962)
yuth Youth (2015) Review: A Stunning and Tearful Vacation - When I heard that Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth got an extremely mixed reception (booing included) at Cannes this year, I wasn’t exactly surprised. I never really got into his previous film The Great Beauty, it was an indulgent mess at times, so I guessed that he had gone further down that pathway into something stylish but misguided, losing all … Continue reading Youth (2015) Review: A Stunning and Tearful Vacation
1004676156 Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory: Pure Imagination -   Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory is the most wonderful children’s movie ever made. It fills you with a sense of such discovery and imagination. It puts you in a world that you could have never imagined yourself, in all of it’s vivid, oversaturated, sugary glory. In a world so obviously rooted in fantasy, … Continue reading Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory: Pure Imagination