Made and Remade

This month I’ve watched two sets of European-film-and-shortly-followed-Hollywood-remake. When I watched The Next Three Days (2010) I didn’t even know it originated with the French thriller Pour elle (2008). But I was intrigued and checked it out as soon as I could. I have to say that Diane Kruger’s career confuses me somewhat. I liked […]

Vampire, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

You guys, I have so many movies lying around that I still haven’t seen. So many. And good ones, too. Some of them are considered ‘essential viewing’ by some. But I try to catch up. But with so many titles to choose from, how do I decide? I don’t even know what kind of joghurt […]

Check Engine Soon

I was watching Paul Haggis’ The Next Three Days (2010) with a friend the other day. We both enjoyed the movie a lot. It’s a nerve-wrenching thriller that had us on the edge of our seats throughout. The film opens with John Brennan (Russell Crowe) driving his car with an unseen man, clearly in great […]

August’s movies reviewed

Hanna (Joe Wright, 2011) Chemical Brothers’ score is awesome, as is the movie. U-Bahn fight scene kicks (literal) ass. (B) Shortbus (John Cameron Mitchell, 2006) Beautiful. (B) Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop (Rodman Flender, 2011) I enjoyed it, but I’ve been a fan for almost 15 years now. Don’t know if it can hold your interest […]