pulp fiction

DVD Review: REVENGE FOR JOLLY Is Tarantinoesqe And Terrible

Tarantinoesqe was the word given to a slew of crime films that hit screens following the success of Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction in 1994. Some of these movies were well made (very few though), while others were pretty terrible (the vast [...]

April 27, 2014

DVD Review: Get Ready To Howl For BIG BAD WOLVES

Israeli cinema doesn’t have a big international following. I’m not being mean, but it’s not exactly Hollywood when it comes to popular output. However, that may change with Big Bad Wolves. Directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado, the [...]

March 8, 2014

Pondering Movies: The Loss Of The Zeitgeist

The passing of time makes me look fondly at older movies, movies that I saw when I was younger. It is simply getting more and more difficult to find enjoyment in mainstream Hollywood movies. A decade or so ago, films like Cast Away or Vanilla Sky [...]

July 9, 2013

Profile: Bruce Willis

Action hero Bruce Willis always be remembered for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise, but to many he will always be David Addison, the character he played in the ‘80s television series Moonlighting. For me, Willis did the best work [...]

May 19, 2013

Profile: Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is a two time Academy Award winner, writer, director, producer, actor and foot fetishist extraordinaire. Tarantino changed the face of movie-making forever in the ‘90s, delivering the one-two punch combo of Reservoir Dogs and [...]

March 27, 2013

Interview: THE DEVIL’S ROCK Director Paul Campion

Paul Campion’s The Devil’s Rock is an atmospheric horror film, which I had originally described as a ‘genre throwback’ in my review (read it here). The Channel Island set chiller follows two Kiwi commandos who attempt to foil a Nazi plot to [...]

April 11, 2012