Tag Archive | Black Comedy

Made in Britain: Sightseers (2012)

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This was one of my most anticipated films of last year, that slipped by me through a variety of shameful cock ups and laziness. Nevertheless, I’d been waiting for Ben Wheatley’s third film since I saw Kill List and he’s currently batting 100% with me as I also really enjoyed Down Terrace, albeit for different reasons than the more visceral follow up. So, the news that he was taking a script written by Darkplace’s Alice Lowe and Steve Oram about a psychotic pair of ramblers had me curious. What would a director such as Wheatley do with a concept that is best described as black as midnight comedy? The answer was last year’s Sightseers.

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The Underrated: Dead Man’s Curve

You know a film has been completely forgotten about when you can’t find a single image of it on-line. Not one. So, for this week’s underrated effort, I’m going to write a little review in praise of Dan Rosen’s long forgotten career-launching vehicle, Dead Man’s Curve. Due to lack of images, this will be short. Read More…

The Birthday Series – In The Company of Men (1997)

Droids Birthday Series 1997 Here’s how it’s going down. I’m counting down to my birthday by reviewing a film that was released on or around August 2nd for every year of my life. Take a looksee at 1997.

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