Tuesday, March 29

Cube 2: Hypercube

Director: Andrzej Sekula

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0285492/

Review: Even if the film followed its own internal logic it wouldn't be the slightest bit entertaining.

Rent it if: You're stupid like me.

And if you liked: Devil, The Box, Thir13en Ghosts

Sunday, March 27

Princess Mononoke

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119698/

Review: Drags a little in the middle but otherwise holds together as a really inventive, engaging and refreshing film.

Rent it if: You somehow haven't seen it like me.

And if you liked: Pink Floyd The Wall, Akira, Pan's Labyrinth

Monday, March 21

The Ninth Configuration

Director: William Peter Blatty

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099528/

Review: A bit schmaltzy and sentimental at the end but is an interesting watch with a good story and a strange amount of humour.

Rent it if: You're ok with a certain amount of religious messaging getting through.

And if you liked: The House of the Devil, Shutter Island

Check this out: The Ninth Configuration

Saturday, March 19

William S. Burroughs: A Man Within

Director: Yony Leyser

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1466072/

Review: Very interesting and informative with a touching sentiment and really nice animation.

Rent it if: You're interested in William Burroughs?

And if you liked: Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

Sunday, March 13

World's Greatest Dad

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1262981/

Review: The plot is a little too straight forward, particularly in the third act, but it still holds together as an interesting and entertaining movie.

Rent it if: You're not too sensitive for some dark areas for comedy to come from.

And if you liked: Dead Man on Campus, Very Bad Things, Four Lions

Tuesday, March 8

Silent Running

Director: Douglas Trumbull

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067756/

Review: A bit shaky here and there but well put together, acted and paced with a good story.

Rent it if: You're ok with some 70s flower music.

And if you liked: Moon, The Thing, 2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010

Sunday, March 6

The Adjustment Bureau

Director: George Nolfi

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1385826/

Review: Reasonably entertaining paranoia thriller but doesn't really go very far or have much interesting to say.

Go see it if: You're at a loss with what to do with your Sunday afternoon and you've seen everything else.

And if you liked: The Forgotten, Minority Report, Dark City, The Box

Check this out: Adjustment Team

Tuesday, March 1

Alien 3

Director: David Fincher

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103644/

Review: Starts off well and has some good stuff going for it but is ultimately too long and doesn't really make a lot of sense.

Rent it if: You somehow, like me, haven't seen it.

And if you liked: Alien, Total Recall, 12 Monkeys