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Movies from January

by Michael on Monday, January 28th, 2008

This year I thought I’d try something different and post about the movies I’ve recently seen on a monthly basis, rather than doing one big list at the end of the year. I guess we’ll see how it works out. Eastern Promises [4/5] [Amazon] David Cronenberg’s latest, Eastern Promises is a complex morality tale disguised […]

Netflix 2007

by Michael on Thursday, December 27th, 2007

I really should take the time to post reviews of movies as I see them, but most of the time that doesn’t happen, so here’s another end of the year roundup of the films I saw in 2007 (at least to this point) that were rented via Netflix. Brilliant: The Lookout [5/5] It’s not quite […]

Stardust

by Michael on Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Stardust [4/5] Based on the novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman, Stardust is a fun and charming movie, with plenty of great performances (especially by Robert Dinero). It’s not the sort of fantasy epic that the trailers would lead you to expect, and neither is it the new The Princess Bride. Instead, it […]

Netflix 2006

by Michael on Monday, December 25th, 2006

Back in January I decided to sign up for a Netflix account, and that’s resulted in me managing to see a lot more movies this year than I had the last few years. It did not, however, result in me writing more movie reviews. What follows is a list of all of the movies I’ve […]

Mirrormask

by Michael on Monday, October 3rd, 2005

Mirrormask is a movie that combines the talents of artist Dave McKean with those of writer Neil Gaiman to wonderful effect, which will come as no surprise to those who have seen their previous print collaborations. Neil is one of my very favorite writers, so I’d been looking forward to seeing this movie ever since […]