Category Good movies

Spooky time again

A crisp chill brushes up against your spine in the long shadows. The golden October sunlight rapidly turns purple and the night settles upon us again. Your back tightens and your shoulders shudder as a rustle behind you seems personal, stalking, creeping closer… I love Halloween and the horror film season is back! My regular […]

Not letting it go

I no not forgive. I do not forget 😉

Verdict

Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury… There will be spoilers, but as these films are decades old, if you haven’t seen them yet I’m not concerned about ruining them for you if you insist on reading ahead first 😉 That’s the trouble with classics, I guess – that everyone is always spoiling them! I discovered […]

Powaqqatsi

Short review of Powaqqatsi. See it if you somehow haven’t already. I finally saw it a few months ago and it haunts me to this day. So beautiful is the music. The scenery is powerful. And that really moving music from the finally of The Truman Show is actually from this, so there’s that… It’s […]

A Tale of Two Strange Films

I had a productive weekend and took in two films. They were both entertaining and they were both empty. I’m not sure how a film can be both entertaining and empty but it happened twice in one weekend. My thanks to dbmoviesblog and moviebabblereviews for first drawing my attention to these films. First up: A […]

Double Down on the pure Breenius

Double Down is probably the greatest film ever made. Seriously. Except for maybe Neil Breen’s other films. Using no small amount of stock footage and free-use music, Neil Breen manages to capture a nightmarish, tortured reality in such a way as only the greatest of filmmakers could ever hope to achieve. Neil Breen stars in […]

The Miracle of Mothers

In this post I hope to share with you, gentle reader, why I chose who I chose to write about for my Mother’s Day post. First, I’ll give credit to some honorable mentions: Donna Reed’s Mary Hatch in It’s A Wonderful Life certainly came to mind, but her role in that film really emphasizes her […]