Category Archives: Film

Why I Love Nick Cage

It’s tempting to just shove ‘The Wickerman‘ as an answer here, and waltz out the door, riding on a wave of completely undeserved internet meme-hood. Yes, The Wickerman is a showcase for Nick Cage going nuts, but that’s not why … Continue reading

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Up in the Air

I’ve been trying to think of how to talk about Up in the Air since I watched it a on Monday. There’s something pretty astonishing here, but the more I think about it, the harder it is to pin down. … Continue reading

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Thoughts: WALL-E

I saw WALL-E for the second time yesterday, and I was just as enthralled by it as I was the first time. It is, quite definitely, the best children’s film I’ve enjoyed as an adult. I was thinking of writing … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Kill Kill Faster Faster

Fuck. I do try to avoid expletives in this blog, but man, this film has hit me pretty hard. It’s probably the most depressing film this side of Requiem for a Dream, and I’m still trying to figure out whether … Continue reading

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Thoughts: The X-files – I want to Believe

I’m not an X-files fan. That just means I never watched the show, or the previous film. I think I saw one episode that involved a bee farm, and while it was a little creepy, I wasn’t too impressed. Having … Continue reading

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Thoughts: The Fall

There’s something really quite special about The Fall. I had the same feeling watching it as when I saw Pan’s Labyrinth last year. I suppose it’s the feeling of watching something that the director really cares about. Apparently Tarsem Singh, … Continue reading

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