Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Dave Green (USA, 2016) I do kinda like the Turtles. I’ve always been into the idea of them, and the comics. I’ll go into length at some point in the future about how much I love 80s alternative/independent culture, from bands like the Minutemen and Hüsker Dü to the Garbage Pail Kids, Troma Films andContinue reading “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”

Knives Out

Dir: Rian Johnson, 2019 I wasn’t sure what to make of this one, before I saw it. It looked like fun, and a friend whose opinion I respect recommended it. But it looked a bit period-y, and I’ve never been that into Agatha Christie. I was wrong: it’s not period-y at all. In fact, it’sContinue reading “Knives Out”

Harold and Maude

Hal Ashby (1971) I’ve been on this seventies movie kick of late. I don’t know why: I just tend to obsess about certain things at certain times, and make them “projects”. I see very few of these projects through to completion, and write about fewer still. But that’s the context. Even though it was fetedContinue reading “Harold and Maude”

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”