So what’s in a title? Part Deux

Like all good films (and articles, clearly) a sequel is always inevitable.  With such a plethora of films to choose from- how could there not be a sequel?  So, without further ado, read some film descriptions based solely on their titles...…

No (2012)

TV that matters No, by Chilean director Pablo Larraín (Tony Manero, NYFF 2008; Post Morten, NYFF 2010), is the richly imagined account of an ad campaign, one that happens to have a peculiar significance, because it led directly to voting…

Savages (2012)

The first thing Savages does is to pull a punch: in a sweaty basement imprisoned Mexican workers are captured on home video suffering atrocities, off screen, at the hands of a chainsaw-wielding sadist. It's meant to be a bracer, but it…

Tony Scott – A Top 10

I was as shocked and stunned as anyone when I heard about the death of Tony Scott. The circumstances were as strange as the actual death - Tony Scott sadly committed suicide by jumping off a bridge - but let's leave the numerous, emotional…

Battlefield Earth (2000)

Of course, when talking about anything L. Ron Hubbard related, the first thing one is obliged to do is to categorically deny any involvement with the Church of Scientology. Consider it done. Nevertheless, Hubbard was a science fiction…