19 May 2009

Pusher Denmark, 1996 ☆☆☆☆

A Danish crime and mafia movie about a "pusher" trying desperately to get 230,000 Crowns to pay for a deal gone wrong. It's crude, realistic, and a lot of fun to watch.

17 May 2009

The Wrestler USA, 2008 ☆☆☆

The dramatic downfall of a famous American wrestler, not only professionally, but personally. The story is simple, the performances are incredible. This is a 180 degree change of style for director Aronofsky.

11 May 2009

In 3 Days In Drei Tage Bist du Tot, Germany, 2007 ☆☆☆

When Austrians decide to make a horror movie, the end result is usually quite convincing. This is a perfect example of a movie that seems quite mainstream at first glance, ends up being an original shocker.

10 May 2009

Adoration Canada, 2008 ☆☆☆

The latest movie from Atom Egoyan explores the many faces of guilt, terrorism and repression. Again, a family drama is the central point of departure for a series of sociological subjects that Egoyan explores in detail in this latest drama.

08 May 2009

Gomorra Italy, 2008 ☆☆☆☆

The life of a teenager in an Italian neighborhood that lives out of drug trafficking. A great mafia movie.

07 May 2009

Home Movie USA, 2008 ☆☆☆☆

A family decides to leave the city and lead a quiet life in the rural areas. Two kids with psychiatric disorders, a father with sexual abuse background and a mother who tries to save everyone. The kids are more than a handful, and when they crucify the family's cat, things get really messy.