Afterschool

Antonio Campos (2008) This was sent to me by LoveFilm, but I have little to no idea how it got on my list. I don’t recall anybody recommending it to me, and it can’t have been added to my list following a director/actor trawl (they’re all largely unknown). The only thing I can think ofContinue reading “Afterschool”

The Hills Have Eyes

Dir: Alexandre Aja (2006) For too long, whenever I would wax lyrical about fantastically addictive eye-crack The Hills (which is a regular occurence with me, sister), the response from bemused 20-somethings would be ‘The Hills Have Eyes?’ I would then have to clarify that, no, the everyday Hollywood travails and tribulations of Lauren, Audrina, WhitneyContinue reading “The Hills Have Eyes”

House of 1000 Corpses

Rob Zombie (2003) I don’t know why it took me so long to watch this one. I had wanted to do so ever since it first came out. And, it turns out, it’s very easy to watch. Not in the sense that the events therein are of a pleasant or relaxing nature. Quite the opposite,Continue reading “House of 1000 Corpses”

Iron Man

Dir: Jon Favreau, 2008 So it turns out there is now a trailer for Iron Man II, due in Summer 2010. Here it is! Exciting innit. The Wrestler’s in it and everything. Given how wall-hurlingly thrilling the trailer was, while watching it I temporarily forgot one small detail: I hadn’t seen the original! So IContinue reading “Iron Man”