Category Archives: Noir
As far as WTF Sunday usually goes, this turned out to be a bit of a mild one. Not nearly as batshit bonkers as I was hoping. Not nearly as original either. About these ads
There has been a bit of an upswing in quality in the last few years when it comes to science fiction movies. Today’s film from 2011 had the potential to be among the best. Did it fulfil that potential?
Looking at the amount of money it has made in the ten years since release, the chances are reasonably high that you haven’t seen this film. If I were you, I’d look into fixing that.
Kris Rennie is a filmmaker, Celtic fan and cinema connoisseur from the wilds of northern Scotland, most famous as the inventor of the “Dimbledance”. You can check out his Boaby if you like. Here’s what he thought about Batman’s latest … Continue reading
Are there any movie sites not reviewing this today? I know Fridays are meant to be for the kids here at 5-Word, but this is rated 12A so that technically makes it a kids’ film. All kids’ films should be … Continue reading
I realise that sometimes I have to watch bad films. It just comes with the territory; they can’t all be Grabbers. But every once in a while I sit through a movie that almost ruins my love of this art … Continue reading
Today was the end of my summer holiday from the day job. Also the start of the downward slope as I begin the slide towards December 31st 2012. Yesterday was the end of the beginning and today is the beginning … Continue reading
As the name suggests, a lot of the films showing at EIFF are not of this land. Here are two of the best foreign-language flicks showing this weekend.
And so begins this year’s Edinburgh Film Fest. The fest proper starts in a couple of days, and this one is going to be the big black-tie kick-off, but I’m bringing it to you early. Don’t say I’m not nice … Continue reading
Time to tick another flick off the “Whaddya mean you haven’t seen that one?” list. Today, it’s the turn of Marty’s period rom-com.