Sunday, January 29

The Village

Director: M. Night Shyamalan


Review: Completely muddles its pace towards the end but has some excellent film-making and performances.

Watch it if: You can shake the Shyamalan baggage.

And if you liked: The Wicker Man

Saturday, January 28


Director: Steve McQueen


Review: Flawed and ends a little too late but still stylishly put together and interesting to watch.

Watch it if: You're not averse to graphic sex scenes.

And if you liked: Mulholland Drive, American Psycho

Monday, January 23

The Mothman Prophecies

Director: Mark Pellington


Review: A bit long but manages to stay interesting and keep a genuinely chilling tone throughout.

Watch it if: You like 90s style X-Filesy thrillers.

And if you liked: Se7en, Lost Highway, The X-Files, Candyman, Donnie Darko

Check this out: The Mothman Prophecies

Saturday, January 21

The Artist

Director: Michel Hazanavicius


Review: A piece of pure entertainment that's full of wit and invention.

Watch it if: You're not put off by it being a silent movie. Don't be a dick though, just watch it!

And if you liked: Singing in the Rain, The Lost Weekend

Monday, January 16

Man on Wire

Director: James Marsh


Review: Interesting, entertaining and funny movie with some genuinely dizzying photography.

Watch it if: I don't know, just watch it.

And if you liked: Project Nim


Director: Roger Nygard


Review: Bizarre and interesting if a little cheaply made.

Watch it if: You're interested in Star Trek?

And if you liked: Star Trek, Fuck, The King of Kong

Sunday, January 15

Bobby Fischer Against the World

Director: Liz Garbus


Review: Some odd music choices but otherwise very interesting and at times shocking.

Watch it if: You're not put off by a movie about chess?

And if you liked: Senna, Zodiac

Friday, January 13

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Director: Danny Leiner


Review: Absolutely absurd and ridiculous but manages to remain very funny and enjoyable throughout.

Rent it if: You're ok to switch off and enjoy some silliness.

And if you liked: Half Baked, Wet Hot American Summer

Tuesday, January 10

Good Night, and Good Luck

Director: George Clooney


Review: Expertly crafted and extremely gripping with perfect cinematography.

Rent it if: You enjoy very good films.

And if you liked: M, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy