Saturday, May 23

Synecdoche, New York

Director: Charlie Kaufman

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0383028/

Review: An intensely cerebral and complex film that digs deep into human emotion.

Go see it if: You have a clear head and don't mind the realisation that you'll probably have to see it again.

And if you liked: Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Barton Fink

Sunday, May 10

Coraline

Director: Henry Selick

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0327597/

Review: Deliciously creepy and visually arresting.

Go see it if: Just go see it

And if you liked: The Nightmare Before Christmas, Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, Return to Oz

Check this out: Coraline

Star Trek

Director: J.J. Abrams

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0796366/

Review: Lots of fun and very enjoyable despite being difficult to become fully engaged with.

Go see it if: You like Star Trek and even if you don't. I wasn't a fan and I still enjoyed it.

And if you liked: Star Trek films (doy), Star Wars

Thursday, May 7

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

Director: Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0387412/

Review: A very bizarre and funny documentary with questionable motives and editing.

Rent it if: You're interested in Metallica whether it be positive or negative.

And if you liked: This is Spinal Tap

Monday, May 4

Let the Right One In

Director: Tomas Alfredson

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1139797/

Review: Some beautiful cinematography and moods but ultimately is far too long.

Go see it if: You can handle some violence

And if you liked: Elephant, 30 Days of Night

Check this out: Let the Right One In