Attack the Block (2011)

Attack the Block (2011) – I’d been hearing about Attack the Block for a while before I got around to seeing it. Most of what I was hearing was that it was a phenomenal alien invasion flick from the U.K. that was being unfairly under-marketed in the U.S. Plus it’s produced by Edgar Wright (and … Continue reading

Blow Dry (2001)

Blow Dry (2001) — This movie was on cable and I watched it.  That’s about the level of my recommendation too.  If it’s on cable, watch it.  It’s not really worth going out of your way to see.  But it’s quirky and British with a mostly British cast.  Humorously out-of-place are Josh Hartnett as a … Continue reading

Keeping Mum (2005)

Keeping Mum (2005) — So this movie was recommended by Netflix to my dad based on his order history.  Not sure I understand why.  It starts with a very promising prologue, then gets rather boring for forty-five minutes or so, then gets somewhat amusing.  That’s hardly a recommendation but I guess I liked it okay.  … Continue reading

In the Loop (2009)

In the Loop (2009) — So I followed the general plot of this movie but got lost on a few of the details.  That notwithstanding, the movie made me laugh.  A lot.  The sad truth is that I can’t see this farce being all that far from reality in its depiction of government and international … Continue reading