This is a post that will reach a more limited audience than usual, since a lot of my readers are from other side of the Atlantic, but one which would mean more to those who have lived in Manchester, U.K. in late 1990's. But Does anybody actually remember Laser 2000? Laser 2000 was a Laserdisc, AV… Continue reading DOES ANYBODY REMEMBER LASER 2000…?
2009 DIRECTOR: Werner Herzog WHAT THE HELL WAS THIS ALL ABOUT?!?! I sat down on my 33rd birthday last year and watched, what I had on good authority, was to be both Nicholas Cage on top form and a classy and brilliant film from Werner Herzog. Well, the former was correct, but as for the… Continue reading BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL – NEW ORLEANS
2009 DIRECTOR: Tom Hooper Not being a football fan and admittedly, not having any real knowledge of Brian Clough as anyone more than a name associated with the sport, there was little to draw me to this film. That is except for my inherent interest in history and a liking for Michael Sheen's ever growing… Continue reading THE DAMNED UNITED
2002 DIRECTOR: Peter Mullan Depressing, dark, gritty and thought provoking would be the best words to describe this film. Simply shot and told, this tells the true story of the horrific Magdalene Asylums in Ireland during the 1960's, where wayward young women, often single mothers, were sent by their own families to be put back on the… Continue reading THE MAGDALENE SISTERS