Friday, June 29

Frankenstein

Director: James Whale
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021884/

Review: Beautiful to look at with a strong atmosphere and a tragic performance at the centre.

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

And if you liked: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Nosferatu, The Elephant Man

Sunday, June 24

Trust

Director: David Schwimmer
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1529572/

Review: Very tense and stressful particularly in the earlier scenes but very well made and compelling throughout.

Watch it if: You can handle some tough situations.

And if you liked: Hard Candy, Shame, An Education

Sunday, June 17

Cosmopolis

Director: David Cronenberg
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1480656/

Review: A lot of very interesting stuff going on but is quite trying and difficult to get through.

Watch it if: You can handle a very wordy film.

And if you liked: Southland Tales, Naked Lunch

Check this out: Cosmopolis

Tuesday, June 5

Coming to America

Director: John Landis

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094898/

Review: Not all that funny but still a pretty enjoyable watch if a bit long.

Watch it if: You somehow haven't seen it like I hadn't.

And if you liked: Trading Places, The Nutty Professor (1996)

Monday, June 4

Iron Sky

Director: Timo Vuorensola
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1034314/
 
Review: Very silly but good fun with a great villian performance and surprisingly decent special effects.
 
Watch it if: You don't mind a film being a bit rough around the edges.
 
And if you liked: Men in Black, Bad Taste, Plan 9 From Outer Space

Friday, June 1

Prometheus

Director: Ridley Scott
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1446714/

Review: Good solid science fiction with an engaging set of characters and absolutely brilliant design.

Watch it if: Blade Runner and Alien are your favourite Ridley Scott films... or like, whatever. Just watch it.

And if you liked: Alien, Sunshine, Moon