Roberta Findlay’s 1985 shocker TENEMENT came along at the beginning of the crack epidemic. Hard not to see the commentary about a city crumbling around her.
STREET TRASH is just a B-movie with nothing to say. Or, maybe it says a lot of things about NYC in the 1980s. Maybe?
Sean Baker’s latest feature explores the socioeconomic divide sitting right on the doorstep of your favourite family vacation spot.
A story of love, obsession, loyalty, domestic violence, dogs, resilient women, and the ugliness of men.
A movie that has a lot going for it, that gets wasted. Like a shitty pipe dream.
Bleeder. 1999. Directed & Written by Nicolas Winding Refn. Starring Kim Bodnia, Mads Mikkelsen, Rikke Louise Andersson, Liv Corfixen, Levino Jensen, & Zlatko Buric. Kamikaze. Not Rated. 98 minutes. Crime/Drama ★★★★★ People who frequent this site will now be sick of my love for Nicolas Winding Refn. He divides people. Nowadays, some of his supposedContinue reading “Bleeder Draws a Violent Line in the Sand Between Film and Reality”
This Is England. 2006. Directed & Written by Shane Meadows. Starring Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim, Vicky McClure, Joseph Gilgun, Rosamund Hanson, Andrew Ellis, Perry Benson, George Newton, Frank Harper, & Jack O’Connell. Warp Films/Big Arty Productions/EM Media. Unrated. 101 minutes. Crime/Drama ★★★★★ Shane Meadows is a British National Treasure. His filmsContinue reading “Skinhead Subculture vs. White Nationalism in This Is England”
A former wartime interrogator takes it upon himself to avenge a young woman with whom he shares a brief connection.