The Trip (2010)

The Trip (2010) – Michael Winterbottom is a director whose films I want to see more of. He’s done two that I would rank as great: The Killer Inside Me and 24 Hour Party People. Even 9 Songs, which I found boring as hell, was provocative and interesting on some level. Still I’ve barely scratched … Continue reading

Hot Fuzz (2007)

Hot Fuzz (2007) — Fucking love this movie.  A Brit parody that doesn’t condescendingly mock so much as adoringly worship American cop action movies.  Who would have thought that the day would come when the Shaun of the Dead guys would give us a renewed appreciation for the trashy brilliance of Michael Bay’s Bad Boys … Continue reading

Hell Ride (2008)

Hell Ride (2008) — Booze, broads, bikes, bullets.  That pretty much sums it up.  By no means is this what you might technically call a “good” movie, but for me that makes it better.  The 70s-style exploitation genre has spawned many an imitator, but this is one of those movies that gets that feel right … Continue reading