Posts Tagged ‘into the abyss’

Well I won’t fake surprise, but it is a little shocking just how long and heinous the list of omissions is. Fassbender got snubbed for Shame, and presumably for similar conservative reasons Drive failed to pick up any heat. The former is the main scandal, but the latter’s not much better. Reznor and Ross, winners last year, were […]


Directed by Werner Herzog. Rating: 15. Running time: 120 minutes. Let the dread of that heavy title take hold of you. At least it will act as mild preparation for what you’ll be taken through by this documentary. I’ve heard it said that Herzog here has given us a modern day In Cold Blood. That […]


I’ll be popping down to the capital three times over the next week to catch some early screenings of forthcoming films, showing as part of the London Film Festival. Lots to choose from, and I really wanted to see The Ides of March, Shame and the like as soon as possible, but it’s hard to justify […]