Dark City (1998) review

John Murdoch, a man who wakes up in a bathtub, and finds himself in a room with a murderer woman who has markings carved into her. Now on the run from the police, he struggles with his memories, and what is truly going on in the city. Dark city is aptly named, we notice it…

Adaptation review

A film about a self-loathing screenwriter, Charlie Kaufman, who wants to write something new, and he gets the book “The Orchid Thief” by Susan Orlean, and becomes increasingly desperate as he fails to adapt it to the big screen. Many books have been called unfilmable, and maybe some are, but we’ve had Lord of the…

Aguirre: The Wrath of God review

The film starts off with a long trail winding down a mountain, we see men in armour carrying weapons, slaves dressed in colourful clothing carrying larger armoury and animals, and strangely 2 woman who are dressed in very fine clothes. The first 10 minutes is just this, walking along and showing us just how difficult…

The Big Heat review

The big heat, a great film about a good cop in a bad town. A cop who seems incorruptible perhaps not due to his mortality, but because of his hatred towards the criminals he’s dealing with. Hate which can get him into trouble. It starts with something simple, a cop who kills himself. Bannion, the…