Archive | October, 2016

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014)

30 Oct


Roy Andersson brings us the third part in his trilogy about being human; if A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence is even close to the human condition then God help us all.  Continue reading


Mavis! (2015)

25 Oct


A wonderful portrait of one of America’s most enduring and underrated voices, Mavis! tells the story of Mavis Staples and her family band, the Staple Singers. Continue reading

Backtrack (2015)

13 Oct


I wish I could backtrack the 90 minutes of my life wasted watching this movie. Continue reading

Cute High Earth Defense Club Love! (2015)

10 Oct


Five unhappy high school students are brought together by an alien who looks like a pink wombat to defend the earth from a trio of evil popular kids who are trying to conquer the planet for a small green hamster-like alien. Continue reading

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

6 Oct


Based on Barry Crump’s enduring Wild Pork and Watercress, with a stellar cast and Taika Waititi’s undeniable directorial talent Hunt for the Wilderpeople is an easy win.  Continue reading

North Sea Hijack (1980)

6 Oct


When a mad man takes over a major oil refinery and threatens to blow it up unless the British Government pays a ransom, there’s only one man who can save the day… Continue reading

Glass Animals: How to be a Human Being

2 Oct



Glass Animals return with their new album ‘How To Be A Human Being’. As an instructional manual, it is flawed. As an album of music, it’s more compelling. Continue reading