Monday, April 25

Thor

Director: Kenneth Branagh

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0800369/

Review: Slow and confused with ill-fitted humour and no real emotional weight.

Go see it if: You're extremely impressed by large computer generated landscapes.

And if you liked: Hellboy, Star Trek

Check this out: Thor

Tuesday, April 19

Wake Wood

Director: David Keating

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1296899/

Review: A bit dodgy and shaky in parts but carries on nicely with a genuinely chilling atmosphere.

Rent it if: You like a bit of low budget horror.

And if you liked: The Wicker Man, Shallow Grave, Don't Look Now

Sunday, April 17

Scream 4

Director: Wes Craven

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1262416/

Review: Nothing particularly groundbreaking but enjoyable enough.

Go see it if: You're into the Scream thing.

And if you liked: Scream, Scream 2, Scream 3

Wednesday, April 13

Scream 2

Director: Wes Craven

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120082/

Review: Silly and confused but enjoyable enough.

Rent it if: You can handle some poor and dated music choices.

And if you liked: Scream, Urban legend, Scream 3

Tuesday, April 12

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Director: Werner Herzog

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1664894/

Review: Very interesting and visually strong if a bit laden with esoteric quirks.

Go see it if: You're ok with some strange tangents.

And if you liked: Aguerre the Wrath of God, Planet Earth, My Best Fiend

Sunday, April 10

A Single Man

Director: Tom Ford

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1315981/

Review: Hauntingly beautiful, powerful, inventive and hypnotic.

Rent it if: Don't rent it. Buy it.

And if you liked: Mad Men, A Serious Man, Less than Zero

Check this out: A Single Man

Friday, April 8

Foo Fighters: Back and Forth

Director: James Moll

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1853563/

Review: Interesting and entertaining if a little lacking in footage.

Go see it if: You like the Foo Fighters?

And if you liked: Foo Fighters albums?

Sunday, April 3

Source Code

Director: Duncan Jones

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0945513/

Review: Starts off well with great a concept and looks gorgeous but ultimately loses the run of itself and fails to satisfy.

Go see it if: Eh, I dunno. You're not too bothered by a weak plot?

And if you liked: Minority Report, Quantum Leap, 12 Monkeys