Monthly Archives: January 2013

This Week’s Movie: STATE AND MAIN

It may well be that David Mamet has not spoken a word in public, or written a word of political commentary, that I have agreed with in the last ten years. Shortly after the September 11 attacks, Mamet decided that … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

If you can’t watch Lynne Ramsey’s 2011 film* We Need To Talk About Kevin as a horror movie, you might not like it. It’s some difficult subject matter that has to work a very fine line with its tone. But … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: THE CELEBRATION

You have to wonder if there’s something in the water in Copenhagen. Stuff just never seems to go right. More than four hundred years after Shakespeare’s day, there’s still something rotten in the state of Denmark, and director Thomas Vinterberg … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

No film yet shown at Movie Klub frustrated me as much as Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild. There are moments in this film that will stick with me for a long, long time, and other moments that will … Continue reading

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