Reviewed: The Trip (1967)

An LSD film written by Jack Nicholson, directed by Roger Corman and starring Peter Fonda! And Dennis Hopper is in there too?! *mind explodes!* Actually, if you’re familiar with this period in cinematic history, these guys worked with each other in different capacities more than once. Corman directed Nicholson in the original Little Shop Of Horrors […]

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Reviewed: Mood Indigo (2013)

Michel Gondry is a name you might not know but probably should. The man is a French director that created a niche for himself in the late 90’s with unique music clips for the likes of Bjork, The White Stripes and others. His first Hollywood film Human Nature wasn’t overly brilliant but it did pair […]

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Reviewed: Where The Buffalo Roam (1980)

Once upon a time Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas didn’t exist as a film. If you wanted to follow the exploits of Hunter S Thompson you’d have to read something… and if you didn’t like reading then your only other option was Where The Buffalo Roam – a film with Bill Murray playing Dr Thompson and Peter Boyle in the role of Lazlo/Dr Gonzo […]

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Reviewed: Prince Avalanche (2013)

David Gordon Green’s directorial resume includes such films as Pineapple Express, Your Highness and the TV series Eastbound & Down. I enjoyed these things to varying degrees and each has similar themes (and Danny McBride). This little gem, based on an Icelandic film called Either Way, is somewhat different to those previous efforts – it’s […]

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Reviewed: 24 Hour Party People (2002)

Michael Winterbottom and Steve Coogan work well together. This is the film that introduced me to them both and I’ve been a bit of a fan ever since. As for the film’s subject matter, I’m not particularly enthused about the post-punk music scene and I’m of the opinion that the best thing Ian Curtis ever did was kill himself to […]

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