If revenge is a dish best served cold, Kim Ji-woon’s latest movie depicts a retribution so agonisingly prolonged that it’s covered in a veneer of mould by the time it’s doled out.
2010 Director: Quentin Dupieux Writer: Quentin Dupieux Cast: Stephen Spinella, Roxanne Mesquida, Jack Plotnick, Wings Hauser, Ethan Cohn, Charley Koontz, Tara O’Brien A bespectacled man stands by a dozen or so wooden chairs on a desolate highway. A police car approaches, knocking down the chairs as though they formed a driving course, and halts. A […]
2009 Written and directed by: John Carney, Kieran Carney Cast: Simon Delaney, David Pearse, Janice Byrne Extraterrestrial invaders battle for the quaint town of Ballymoran in this low budget Irish comedy. Only, Zonad and his archnemesis Bonad aren’t aliens but two escaped lunatics – unlike “prot” in K-Pax, there’s no question as to whether these […]
This may not be related to comic books in any way, but is a shout to the million and one aspiring actresses out there. Director Sally Potter is looking for two young actresses, aged 15-16, to play parts in her latest film, a 60s-set period piece. Oh to be 16 again. And also a girl… […]
2009 Director: Ian McCrudden Script: Henrik Engström, Mattias Grosin, Erik Hörstadius, Ian McCrudden Cast: Olle Sarri, Lisa Werlinder, Alexander Karim, Anna Littorin, Luke Perry Not to be confused with Woody Allen’s 1982 comedy A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy, A Swedish Midsummer Sex Comedy is an amiable enough little movie that sees three couples (and Luke […]
When you think of Ireland, your mind generally tends to conjure images of untainted green landscapes, rainy afternoons and pallid, red-headed stereotypes. Conor Horgan, Katie Holly and the cast of One Hundred Mornings, however, think the Emerald Isle could do with a bit of a post-apocalyptic makeover. The crew are bringing their Workbook Discovery and […]