Sunday, January 27

Zero Dark Thirty

Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt179088

Review: Intriguing and complex with a lot to think on and a gripping third act.

Watch it if: You can handle a few very uncomfortable scenes of torture.

And if you liked: Argo, Michael Clayton, Moneyball

Indie Game: The Movie

Director: Lisanne Pajot & James Swirsky
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1942884

Review: A beautifully put together and fascinating insight into the minds of indie game developers.

Watch it if: You're interested in seeing a different kind of passion in people.

And if you liked: Project Nim, Man on Wire, King of Kong

Wednesday, January 23

Mad Max

Director: George Miller
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079501/

Review: Just a lot of fun action with great chase sequences and impressive stuntwork.

Watch it if: You somehow have never seen it like me.

And if you liked: Death Race 2000, Dirty Harry, Death Proof, Dredd, Death Wish

Saturday, January 19

Porco Rosso

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104652/

Review: Bizarre and charming movie with a gorgeous score and lots of great little moments.

Watch it if: You want a movie that can be fun and simple even with a political backdrop.

And if you liked: Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, Ponyo

Thursday, January 3

Django Unchained

Director: Quentin Tarantino
 
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1853728/

Review: Difficult to watch in some places & extremely funny in others with a very fun pace that never feels long.

Watch it if: You're ok with some very uncomfortable and very bloody violence.

And if you liked: Inglourious Basterds, From Dusk Til Dawn, O Brother Where Art Thou?

Check this out: Django