Posts Tagged ‘cctv’

Jodie Foster (Meg Altman), Kristen Stewart (Sarah Altman), Forest Whitaker (Burnham), Dwight Yoakam (Raoul), Jared Leto (Junior). Screenplay by David Koepp. Directed by David Fincher. Rating: 15. Running time: 112 minutes. ‘Say ‘fuck,’ mom.’ ‘FUCK!’ There’s two lines from Panic Room, as mother Meg Altman and her daughter shout out on loudspeaker to the burglars outside the […]


Peter Lorre (Hans Beckert), Ellen Widmann (Frau Beckmann). Screenplay by Thea von Harbou and Fritz Lang. Directed by Fritz Lang. Rating: PG. Running time: 110 minutes. Let’s get one thing clear: M is no Metropolis. I can usually withstand the slow pace of most ‘old’ films and pretend I wasn’t the product of a generation […]


Starring David Bond. Directed by David Bond & Melinda McDougall. Rating: PG. Running time: 81 minutes. Wow, what a surprise: databases exist, compiled by the state, which store information regarding where we live and when we were born; private companies keep records of what we buy from them; CCTV cameras observe us daily; Facebook has […]


We live in a frightening world. In The Bourne Ultimatum, when a Guardian journalist meets a CIA operative and is given information on a secret project being managed under the name of ‘blackbriar,’ the reporter’s use of the word on his cell phone triggers a rapid response from the men working in Langley, Virginia and […]