Archive for November, 2010

Jennifer Tilly (Violet), Gina Gershon (Corgy), Joe Pantoliano (Caesar). Screenplay by Andy and Lana Wachowski. Directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski. Rating: 18. Running time: 108 minutes. An absolutely crazy tale of a gangster’s wife who is in fact a dyke in love with her next door neighbour, Bound gives us two women conspiring to […]

Fred MacMurray (Walter Neff), Barbara Stanwyck (Phyllis Dietrichson), Edward G. Robinson (Barton Keyes). Screenplay by Billy Wilder. Directed by Billy Wilder. Rating: PG. Running time: 107 minutes. Double Indemnity is like The Maltese Falcon injected with a decent dose of substance. It’s got all the style and themes of the latter – dark visuals, suave […]

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley). Screenplay by Steve Kloves. Directed by David Yates. Rating: 12A. Running time: 146 minutes. It’s probably true of every film I watch that nothing I say here will change anything, but for this one especially, that fact feels worthy of being explicitly recognised. […]