Funny Games

By the end of this Hollywood remake you’ll either be throwing bottles and popcorn at the screen or quietly realizing you’ve just been brilliantly had. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} It?s also entirely possible you’ll have both reactions. Funny Games is such a unique commentary on violence, films and our expectations that you likely won’t leave the theater in…

Eden Lake

Eden Lake

Eden Lake is a terrifying British thriller and is extremely unnerving.

The Acid House

A bird’s eye view of a grim housing estate – back-to-back panelaks, concrete, graffiti. Where are we – Cerny Most, Jizni Mesto? No, this is Leith on the outskirts of Edinburgh and anyone who’s only image of Scotland comes from TV travelogues and glossy tourist brochures might be surprised to find that 60’s socialist housing…

Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton (check out the Widescreen Edition) is an in-house “fixer” at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm’s co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen’s dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients’ messes, handling…

Bad Santa

Director Terry Zwigoff’s previous two films were the underground documentary Crumb and the highly regarded independent film Ghost World. Now he seems intent on producing what is without question the most anarchic Christmas movie ever made! The very idea of an extremely nasty Santa is one that almost any filmmaker could have turned into a…

The Black Dahlia

The Black Dahlia (check out the Widescreen Edition) weaves a fictionalised tale of obsession, love, corruption, greed and depravity around the true story of the brutal murder of a fledgling Hollywood starlet that shocked and fascinated the nation in 1947 and remains unsolved today. Two ex-pugilist cops, Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart) and Bucky Bleichert (Josh…

Brokedown Palace

Like in Return to Paradise, which featured a spectacular view of a beautiful country and three men caught up in the fierce legal system of Malaysia. Brokedown Palace presents to the audience a beautiful, but strict Thailand where Alice (Claire Danes) and Darlene (Kate Beckinsale) are arrested for drug smuggling. The comparisons between these two…

Arlington Road

A gripping contemporary thriller about the terrible truths that can hide behind everyday appearances, Arlington Road (check out the Widescreen Edition) is an intense, edge-of-your-seat journey that reveals just how little we know about the world around us. Widowed when his FBI agent wife is killed by a right-wing group, college professor Michael Faraday becomes…

Rush Hour

Ever since New Line cinema brought Rumble in the Bronx over to foreign shores 2 years back, there has been a non-stop rush of chop-sockey flicks starring Jackie Chan. Chan is a major star outside his hemisphere for a number of reasons. 1) His actions scenes are spectacular and his Martial Arts fighting style even…

Mission Almost Impossible Done (MAID)

In the highest halls of government, corruption is threatening to shred the moral fabric of Thailand. Dirty politicians plot against the welfare of the people in an attempt to line their own pockets. Enter a motley crew of country girls, rank amateurs who know nothing about espionage but a whole lot about snooping and sweeping….

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