Monthly Archives: June 2013

POPULAIRE (Régis Reynard, 2012)

  Starring: Romain Duris, Déborah François, Bérénice Bejo You may like this if you liked: Untouchable (Olivier Nakachi and Eric Toledano, 2011), The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius, 2011), Potiche (François Ozon, 2010) France 1958, Rose Pamphyle (François) decides to leave her … Continue reading

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ATLANTIC RIM (Jared Cohn, 2013)

Starring: Graham Greene, David Chokachi, Jackie Moore You may like this if you like: Pacific Rim (Guillermo Del Toro, 2013), Transmorphers (Leigh Scott, 2007), War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (C. Thomas Howell, 2008) or anything by The … Continue reading

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MOVIE 43 (lots of directors – but Peter Farrelly is the main culprit, 2013)

  Starring: Quite a few people You may like this if you like: Torture, pain and misery The actual ‘story’ to this film varies depending on what country you watch it in. Apparently in the states it centres on a … Continue reading

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SONG FOR MARION (Paul Andrew Williams, 2012)

  Starring: Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton You may like this if you liked: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (John Madden, 2011), Calendar Girls (Nigel Cole, 2003), Quartet (Dustin Hoffman, 2012) Shy and grumpy pensioner Arthur (Stamp) lives a … Continue reading

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WORLD WAR Z (Marc Forster, 2013)

  Starring: Brad Pitt, Mirreille Enos, Mathew Fox You may like this if you liked: 28 Days Later… (Danny Boyle, 2002), I Am Legend (Francis Lawrence, 2007), general zombie apocalypse-ness Gerry Lane (Pitt + mullet) is an ex UN investigator … Continue reading

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HALF TERM REPORT: MY PERSONAL TOP 10 FILMS OF 2013 SO FAR

To qualify, films have to be released theatrically in the UK in 2013. This unfortunately means I cannot include Life of Pi or The Hobbit, but rules are rules. Full reviews of all films mentioned can be found on this … Continue reading

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A HIJACKING (Tobias Lindholm, 2012)

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Starring: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim You may like this if you liked: King’s Game (Nikolaj Arcel, 2004), Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, 2012), United 93 (Paul Greengrass, 2006) On a usual run in the Indian Ocean, the Danish … Continue reading

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