Exit Humanity

2011 Directed by John Geddes – Written by John Geddes Starring: Brian Cox and Mark Gibson Yet another zombie film for the planet to consume, getting a bit bored of these now. People seem not to understand the concept of oversaturation. Being honest, it has reached a point where I see a zombie and the … Continue reading

Killer Joe

2011 Directed by William Friedkin – Written by Tracy Letts Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch and Juno Temple Did you know this was a comedy? No? Neither did I. Nothing in the advertising I saw billed it as such, not even the extended trailer I saw at the cinema made it seem remotely funny. Still, … Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

2012 Directed by Timur Bekmambetov – Written by Seth Grahame-Smith Starring: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie and Mary Elizabeth Winstead Let’s face it. Tim Burton hasn’t been a top director since the late 80s / early 90s, that’s over 20 years ago, and although he hasn’t directed this one he has had his name … Continue reading

Cosmopolis

2012 Directed by David Cronenberg – Written by David Cronenberg and Don DeLillo Starring: Robert Pattinson, Sarah Gadon and Paul Giamatti The newest offering from David Cronenberg, in which he takes the director role as well as writing the screenplay adapted from Don DeLillo’s novel. If you’re a Cronenberg fan you won’t be disappointed. This … Continue reading

Himizu

2011 Directed by Shion Sono – Written by Shion Sono Starring: Shota Sometani and Fumi Nikaido Japanese film doesn’t really have a big market over here, although it should do. There has been a bit of a manga fad going on, which I did hope would lead to interest in films from the country, but … Continue reading