The Ten Most Iconic Female Movie Characters Blogathon!

The top ten most iconic female characters. Interesting. I love the idea of this blogathon (I’d never heard that word until a week or so ago, but i like it) as it is… Continue reading

Bite Sized Reviews: Synecdoche, New York; Stonehearst Asylum


THE MULE [2014]

   Directed by Tony Mahony, Angus Sampson, Written By Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson and Jaime Browne Starring: Hugo Weaving, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Geoff Morrell, Georgina Haig, Ewen Leslie, John Noble and Noni… Continue reading


Directed by Nadav Schirman Starring Mosab Hassan Yousef, Gonen Ben Yitzhak, Sheikh Hassan Yousef What we have here is what at first seems like an interesting doco about Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son… Continue reading


Directed By Teller, Written By Penn Jillette, Teller Starring: Tim Jenison, Martin Mull, Penn Jillette, Teller Teller, from the duo Penn & Teller and their 8-season TV show BULLSHIT!, has decided to get… Continue reading

THE DROP [2014]

Directed by Michaël R. Roskam, Written by Dennis Lehane (screenplay and short story “Animal Rescue”) Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts,   Don’t let the cute little puppy fool you.… Continue reading


Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Written by Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Anton Chekhov (short stories) Starring: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag, Serhat Mustafa Kiliç, Nejat Isler At over three hours,… Continue reading


Directed by Scott Cooper, Written by Brad Ingelsby and Scott Cooper Starring: Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Zoe Saldana, Forest Whitaker and Willem Dafoe  A simple but compelling revenge plot, you know what… Continue reading

JIMMY P. [2013]

  Directed by Arnaud Desplechin, Written by Arnaud Desplechin, Sherman Alexie (verses from “Tribal Ceremony”)  Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Mathieu Amalric, Gina McKee, Michelle Thrush This one is slightly reminiscent of A Dangerous Method, but… Continue reading