Archive | March 2012

A Trip to the Moon

Picture this; it’s the start of the 20th Century, 1902 to be precise. The first of the two world wars was over a decade away; Hitler was a mere three years old, little known football club Real Madrid had just been founded and in France, Georges Méliès had just written, directed and starred in the first science-fiction film, La Voyage Dans La Lune or A trip to the Moon. Read More…

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Rachel Getting Married

Rachel Getting Married witnesses the gathering of two wonderfully vibrant families for the nuptials of title character Rachel (Rosemarie DeWitt) and African-American musician Sidney (Tunde Adebimpe).  While the attention should be focussed on the blushing bride to be, it’s her sister Kym (Anne Hathaway), fresh out of rehab, who leads the narrative. Read More…

Midnight In Paris

Faulkner’s quote that ’the past is not dead, it’s not even past’ has never rung so simplistically and true in this romantic comedy fantasy drama written and directed by Woody Allen. Midnight in Paris explores some of city’s golden eras as frustrated Hollywood writer and wannabe novelist Gil wanders the Left Bank at midnight, but when Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald pull over in an antique car and invite him to a party, Gil’s nostalgic fantasies are a dream made true. Read More…

Mystery Team

YouTube group, Derrick Comedy have garnered over 190,000 subscribers and have in excess of 109 million views for their online sketch-based comedy webisodes. In the spring of 2008 they independently produced feature length film, Mystery Team. Read More…

The Beaver

Depressed CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) finds solace in a glove puppet with hope of rehabilitating his family life, but  as it begins to fit too snugly he descends into a bizarre psychological lifestyle in this  comedy drama, co-starring and directed by Jodie Foster. Read More…

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

True love can conquer any obstacle. A message expressed intelligently and compellingly by, Charlie Kauffman and Michel Gondry, the brains behind sci-fi romantic drama Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Read More…