GRAVITY

11/8/2013

 

In 3D: yes! It IS as good as you heard.

 

DEREK

9/24/2013

 
Ricky Gervais's BBC4 TV mini-series brought to us via Netflix. It's good, mainly because of Kerry Godliman. Kinda funny, ends well: yes! 
 
 
Yes, yes, yes, YES!
 

OBLIVION

9/12/2013

 

Post apocalypse is a difficult genre. Visually beautiful, worth a view, but overall: no.

 
 

Documentary on Stanley Kubrick: yes!

 

AMOUR

8/23/2013

 
Michael Haneke's (Caché) highly acclaimed bleak portrait of an aging couple; it's French, and the performances are good, but is it a pleasure to watch? No. 
 

AWAY FROM HER

8/11/2013

 

Sarah Polley writes and directs from Alice Munro's short story, a beautiful love story: yes.

 

LONGFORD

6/10/2013

 
Writer Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon,) and director Tom Hooper (The King's Speech,) assemble a stellar cast for this made for TV Movie about the Moors Murderers, and the Lord (Longford) who sought the redemption of one of them: Myra Hindley. It's so good: yes!
 
 
Director Marie Losier reveals the strange story of avant garde industrial music pioneer, Genesis P-Orridge, (Psychic TV, Throbbing Gristle) and his performance artist wife, Lady Jay Breyer. Yes.
http://www.balladofgenesisandladyjaye.com/
 

PROMETHEUS

11/9/2012

 
Michael Fassbender is fabulous, and it looks great: that's enough for me. If you want to see a really good Ridley Scott movie, watch his first film, THE DUELISTS (1977.)http://www.prometheus-movie.com/