Sunday, September 26

Enter the Void

Director: Gaspar NoƩ

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1191111/

Review: Far too long and with nothing particularly interesting to say but is certainly an interesting achievement.

Go see it if: You're not offended easily... or epileptic.

And if you liked: Irreversible, 2001: A Space Odyssey

Saturday, September 18

Devil

Director: John Erick Dowdle

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1314655/

Review: Perfectly servicable and enjoyable movie that holds your attention but is instantly forgettable.

Go see it if: You're ok with a by the numbers genre flick.

And if you liked: Heavy Rain, Final Destination, The Last Exorcism

Tuesday, September 14

Resident Evil: Afterlife

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1220634/

Review: Starts with an absolutely dire 30 minutes but then picks up into a fairly watchable genre piece albeit one with WAY too much slow motion.

Go see it if: You've seen the first 3 and still somehow remained undeterred.

And if you liked: The Matrix, Dawn of the Dead (2004), Day of the Dead

Metropolis

Director: Fritz Lang

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0017136/

Review: Fairly standard plot with hypnotic visuals and genuine innovation.

Go see/Rent it if: You're ok with watching a silent film.

And if you liked: Blade Runner, A.I: Artificial Intelligence, Final Fantasy VII

Saturday, September 4

The Last Exorcism

Director: Daniel Stamm

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1320244/

Review: The first half or so builds nicely but ultimately peters out towards the end.

Go see it if: You've seen everything else out at the moment.

And if you liked: The Exorcist, Paranormal Activity, The Blair Witch Project