The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse US (2019) Dir. Robert Eggers Loneliness can be a real killer, which is why “lighthouse keeper” is hardly at the top of any list of career choices, though these days they are probably computer operated. Back in the days of yore however, a human presence was a necessity and even then, it wasn’t … Continue reading The Lighthouse

Aquaman

Aquaman (Cert 12A) US (2018) Dir. James Wan Of all the comic book superheroes Aquaman was probably the last one fans expected to get a live action film but here it is. Having made appearances in Batman vs. Superman and Justice League, this watery warrior gets his own big screen outing that takes us right … Continue reading Aquaman

Nymphomaniac Vols. I & II

Nymphomaniac Vols. I & II Denmark (2013) Dir. Lars von Trier After upsetting everyone with Anti-Christ and baffling us with Melancholia, to complete his Depression Trilogy, Danish provocateur and enfant terrible Lars von Trier announced he would make a porn film. Despite what you may have heard, Nymphomaniac is more than a porn film. Yes, … Continue reading Nymphomaniac Vols. I & II

John Carter

John Carter (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Disney) Running Time: 132 minutes approx. In 19th century America, Confederate Army Captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) escapes arrest by Union soldiers and an attack by Apache Indians by hiding in a cave where a strange being suddenly appears and tries to attack him. Carter shoots the stranger … Continue reading John Carter