Author: Aileo Weinmann

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (a film which should otherwise need no introduction whatsoever) reminds me of that strange Christmas feeling that hits about five minutes after all of the presents have been opened....

Movie Review posted on 15th January 2007

Mumford

Mumford

Mumford reminded me how nice it is to forget yourself in the midst of a good story - Lawrence Kasdan's (The Big Chill, Grand Canyon) latest charm will keep you grinning. Speaking of smiles...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey

Director Gregory La Cava's creation is one very good reason to walk right on by the "New Releases" section of your local video store. Make your way over to "Classics," and take home the...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Finding North

Finding North

You know those movies that make you laugh more out of pity than amusement? Finding North will be lucky if it elicits that much emotion from audiences. Even if you have a "Wait-For-It-To-Come-Out-On-Video"...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Drive Me Crazy

Drive Me Crazy

Traffic advisory: Plan alternate box office route to bypass Drive Me Crazy and gridlock of crazed teens. At the screening I attended, it would have been easier to find a share of an Internet...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (a film which should otherwise need no introduction whatsoever) reminds me of that strange Christmas feeling that hits about five minutes after all of the presents have been opened....

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

All That Heaven Allows

All That Heaven Allows

Whether we know it at the time or realize it later, life seems to provide exactly what we need. Problem is, blessings that find us unprepared can easily slip through our fingers. Sound...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Light It Up

Light It Up

Light It Up smolders and spits out some smoke, but no fire. The film treads lightly on the volatile crossroads where disenchanted inner city youth meet the desperate state of urban public education....

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Play It to the Bone

Play It to the Bone

I didn't watch Play It to the Bone - I sat through it. If you've ever seen a boxing match where you wish the guy who was knocked down didn't get up, just so...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Fluffer

The Fluffer

Sean McGinnis (Michael Cunio) gets more than he bargained for when he rents Citizen Cum instead of Orson Welles' classic. Infatuated with gay porn star Johnny Rebel (Scott Gurney), McGinnis goes looking for love at...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Big Tease

The Big Tease

Cut, Curl, Crimp, Color. The Big Tease is a mockumentary tracing flamboyant gay hairdresser Crawford Mackenzie's (Craig Ferguson - The Drew Carey Show) unlikely journey from Scotland to Los Angeles in his quest to...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Twin Falls Idaho

Twin Falls Idaho

The scene from Twin Falls Idaho that you won't forget is the fight between twins Blake and Francis. It's the most disturbing tangle of limbs since Greg "The Hammer" Valentine's patented Figure Four leg-lock...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

American Movie

American Movie

Got a serious appetite for life? Prepare to gorge yourself on American Movie's all-u-can-eat buffet of reality. This documentary's menu: Destiny, Failure, Family, Friendship, and enough Humor to warrant bringing a pack of...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

L5: First City in Space

L5: First City in Space

What should you expect from an IMAX 3D film about a future space colony where 10,000 people live while orbiting Earth? Turns out, very little. Hokey animation, overdone and often-pointless sound effects, and...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

In Too Deep

In Too Deep

The only thing "too deep" about this movie is the apparent lack of respect its creators must have for audiences -- it is literally an insult that such an abysmal failure has made it to...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

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Upcoming releases: What's on our playlist for December 2019?

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Feeder - Rock City, Nottingham 20.11.2019 Live Review

Feeder - Rock City, Nottingham 20.11.2019 Live Review

For the Nottingham date of Feeder's Tallulah tour, you just know before it even starts that it's going to be a banging show.

Holy Moly & The Crackers - The Studio at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury 31.11.2019 Live Review

Holy Moly & The Crackers - The Studio at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury 31.11.2019 Live Review

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