Tuesday, August 30

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

Director: Werner Herzog

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5275828

Review: Too long and fairly thin but carries plenty of interesting information and fun moments to justify itself.

Watch it if: You enjoy a certain amount of Werner Herzog.

And if you liked: The Social Network, Indie Game: The Movie

Sunday, August 28

Don't Breathe

Director: Fede Alvarez

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4160708

Review: Tense and unnerving with some really nice teasing and a strong use of sound.

Watch it if: You're ok with some very squicky and uncomfortable moments.

And if you liked: The People Under the Stairs, Psycho, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), You're Next

Monday, August 22

Kubo and the Two Strings

Director: Travis Knight

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4302938

Review: Elegant and poetic with beautiful design and a genuinely breathtaking production.

Watch it if: You're ok with an animated film not shying away from the darker aspects of life.

And if you liked: Song of the Sea, Princess Mononoke, The Secret of Kells

Monday, August 8

Don't Think Twice

Director: Mike Birbiglia

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4972062

Review: A few small contrivances aside, delivers some fairly real truths and a good amount of laughs.

Watch it if: You're interested in the comedy world.

And if you liked: Saturday Night Live

Friday, August 5

Suicide Squad

Director: David Ayer

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1386697

Review: One or two pieces of nice design amongst a mess of bad characterisation, meaningless winking and unsettling implications.

Watch it if: You want to be baffled by a weirdly long string of unnecessary needle-drops.

And if you liked: Watchmen, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Ghostbusters