Tag: film

REVIEW: Robo Rock (2007)

There will always be a special place for the ultra-low-budget cult film, produced on a shoestring but boasting a highly idiosyncratic storyline and a distinctive tone. They're often quite shakily produced, with more enthusiasm than craft, but they have such a punk-rock enthusiasm that it's difficult not to forgive their drawbacks and focus on whatever ...

REVIEW: The Beach of the Drowned (2015)

The dead body of a fisherman washes up on a beach in Galicia. The police investigation, led by Inspector Leo Caldas (Carmelo Gómez), soon uncovers a mysterious secret involving a two-year old shipwreck, a missing woman, and a group of former sailors with a terrible secret. Based on the novel La playa de los ahogados by Domingo ...

REVIEW: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Some days it seems like the Marvel Cinematic Universe keeps rushing onto the screen like the Hong Kong subway; wait a few minutes, and a fresh train is going to come along. Having already found enormous critical and commercial success with Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel Studios have released what is technically their fifth feature film ...

REVIEW: Portrait of a Beauty (2008)

Shin Yun Bok (Kim Min-sun) is a painter-in-training in 18th century Korea. While skilled and creative, he has two problems. Firstly, he is constantly driven to explore unconventional styles and subject matters for his art - matter which is oftentimes controversial and obscene. Secondly, he is actually a young woman, disguising her true identity to ...

REVIEW: 31 (2016)

31 October 1976. A group of carnival workers are attacked and kidnapped in rural America. When they awake, they find themselves trapped inside a vast maze and forced to play a deadly game: survive 12 hours at the hands of a group of deranged and murderous clowns, and they will win their freedom. Noted heavy ...