Thursday, May 27

Grizzly Man

Director: Werner Herzog

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0427312/

Review: Fascinating and worrying story built from genuinely hypnotic footage.

Rent it if: You like the sound of Werner Herzog's voice.

And if you liked: My Best Fiend, Planet Earth, Fitzcarraldo

Friday, May 21

The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans

Director: Werner Herzog

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1095217/

Review: Delirious and strangely entertaining with an interesting atmosphere.

Go see it if: You're not put off by Nicolas Cage or Xzibit. They're good in it!

And if you liked: Bad Lieutenant, Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, Gone Baby Gone

Check this out: Bad Lieutenant

Wednesday, May 12

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Director: Samuel Bayer

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1179056/

Review: Messy, muddled, boring and ugly.

Go see it if: You're stupid like me.

And if you liked: Saw III, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

Tuesday, May 11

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

Director: Jack Sholder

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089686/

Review: Has some good stuff but is a bit muddled and messy yet manages to maintain its tone throughout.

Rent it if: Well, if you're looking into the Nightmare on Elm St. films like I am.

And if you liked: Evil Dead 2, The Fly, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

Friday, May 7

Four Lions

Director: Chris Morris

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1341167/

Review: Very funny and dark with a strong streak of character running through it.

Go see it if: You can see the difference between "finding the humour in" and "mocking."

And if you liked: Blackadder, Dr. Strangelove, This is Spinal Tap, The Ladykillers