Monthly Archives: November 2013

This Week’s Movie: CABARET

Maybe you don’t know what exactly is the deal with Liza Minnelli. I know that when I was a kid, and Minnelli was just a heavily-made-up face caught in some unflattering moment on the front page of a supermarket tabloid, … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: HARD EIGHT

The title of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Hard Eight refers to the casino game of craps. One of the most lucrative bets in the game is to use the two dice to throw “eight the hard way”, a pair of fours. … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: IT’S ALL GONE PETE TONG

Give the 2004 Canadian[1] indie It’s All Gone, Pete Tong credit for ambition, if nothing else. This is a film which aims to be a Spinal Tap for electronic music, to carry an anti-drug message as graphic as anything in … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: HOCUS POCUS

There were extensive technical problems at the start of this week’s showing of Hocus Pocus; perhaps they put me in a bad mood. Alternatively, I may have been annoyed by Halloween, a holiday which I have never been too excited … Continue reading

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