Sound City, Dave Grohl’s documentary on a Hollywood recording studio doesn’t promise much, on the surface, and yet it turns out to be a heartfelt and eloquent history of something that, with the digital revolution, we seem to have lost – sound. The film doesn’t promise much?Have I gone mad?? It’s got Dave Grohl (of [...]
While everyone’s getting caught up in the buzz about The Artist, I have a shameful confession to make: silent movies have always bored the bunions off of me – as a child I gnashed my teeth in despair when Charlie Chaplin or, god forbid, Harold Lloyd came on the television. That’s not to write off [...]
I remember the first time I saw Nosferatu. I was 15 and in the full throws of gothic angst – complete with importance, poetry and pianos. The dramatic German Expressionist stylings of Murnau’s Carpathian landscape, therefore, offered the ideal genre –especially when it came to an extremely teen-friendly subject…..vampires. Made in 1921 in the extremely [...]
Biopic of the American sex researcher, Alfred Kinsey, written and directed by Bill Condon. Starring Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O’Donnell, and Peter Sarsgaard.
Movie version of 70′s classic – starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson,Vince Vaughn and Snoop Doggy Dogg. Directed by Todd Philips.
Cast: Erich Bana, Geoffrey Rush, Ciaran Hinds,
The true story of a failed assassination attempt on Richard Nixon, Directed by Nils Mueller and starring Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, and Don Cheadle.
American Comedy Starring Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack
Directed by Richard Linklater
Director: Cristina Comencini.
Cast: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Alessio Boni, Stefania Rocca, Angela Finocchiaro, Giuseppe Battiston, Luigi Lo Cascio, Francesca Inaudi.
Follow up to the hugely succesful Diary of Bridget Jones, starring Renee Zellwegger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth. Directed by Richard Curtis.