Posts filed under "Modern Times"

Battle Royale (2000)

Posted by Robert Liwanag June 16, 2014 0 Comment 2446 views

Kinji Fukasaku’s Battle Royale reveals itself brilliantly in its opening moments, and has our strictest attention for the next two hours.

Filth (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin June 11, 2014 0 Comment 2998 views

Filth is shocking and offensive, but it’s not enough.

We Are the Best (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin June 4, 2014 0 Comment 9821 views

We Are the Best, from Swedish director Lukas Moodysson reminds us that punk music meant as much to the girls as the boys…and the girls still have a lot to rebel against.

The Netflix Queue: Syrup (2013)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds June 3, 2014 0 Comment 10973 views

Much like the pivotal energy drink in Syrup, the film is mostly about the marketing.

Joe (2013)

Posted by Jared Bratt June 2, 2014 0 Comment 6804 views

In Joe (2013), Nic Cage reminds us he’s an actor, not just a performer.

The Mubi Cinematheque: The Mirror (1975)

Posted by Jason Wilson May 21, 2014 0 Comment 20056 views

Even if it is intensely personal, and only Andrei Tarkovsky himself held the real meaning at the core of The Mirror, it’s a film that should strike a chord. If you allow it to.

The Netflix Queue: The Covenant (2006)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds May 16, 2014 0 Comment 24398 views

The Covenant is basically Heathers but with teenage boys, witchcraft, and a terrible script.

The Dance of Reality (2013)

Posted by John Munshour May 16, 2014 0 Comment 21126 views

The Dance of Reality, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s return to filmmaking after a 23 year absence, does not disappoint.

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Posted by Jared Bratt May 9, 2014 1 Comment 4854 views

Jim Jarmusch returns with Only Lovers Left Alive. It’s about vampires and its about more than vampires.

Sabotage (2014)

Posted by Jared Bratt May 8, 2014 3 Comments 4689 views

If you’ve been longing to take Arnold Schwarzenegger seriously for a change, then soak yourself in the slippery blood-bath that is Sabotage.

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