Film bits and bobs

Cloverfield (2008)

First published by musicOMH In a Manhattan apartment, Jason Hawkins (Mike Vogel) and his fiancée Lily (Jessica Lucas) are throwing a surprise going-away party for Jason’s brother Rob (Michael Stahl-David). … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · 2 Comments

Basket Case (1982)

First published by EyeforFilm In the 1980s, mainstream horror was all repetitive slash and dash, with the likes of Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers and Freddie Krueger cornering (and strangling) the … Continue reading

March 12, 2016 · 3 Comments

Top Five (2014)

First published by Sight & Sound, June 2015 Synopsis: New York City, present. Visiting from LA to promote his new, serious (and unappealing) historical film Uprize, comedian André Allen agrees … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Most Violent Year (2014)

Review first published by FilmLand Empire “If you do right, won’t you be accepted? But if you do not do right, sin is crouching at the door.” These words are … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Dangerous Cure (2014)

Review first published by EyeforFilm “What’s this movie about again? Harlem? So I guess it’s a goddam foreign movie!” So says Dr Helios (Sean Pritchard) to the unseen filmmakers who … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Frances Ha (2013)

Review first published by Little White Lies “I like things that look like mistakes,” says Frances (Greta Gerwig) near the end of the film named (partly) after her. Director/co-writer Noah Baumbach … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment


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