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06 March 2012 @ 09:32 pm
Title: Martha Marcy May Marlene
Year: 2011
Director: Sean Durkin
Writer: Sean Durkin (screenplay)
Plot: Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult.
Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson and John Hawkes
My rating: ★★★★★
04 March 2012 @ 11:43 pm
Title: Dead Fish
Year: 2005
Director: Charley Stadler
Writers: Thomas Geiger (story), Adam Kreutner, David Mitchell, and Charley Stadler (story)
Plot: Traitors, killers and lovers collide in London.
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Gary Oldman and Anouska Bolton Lee
My rating: ★★★★★
Current Music: OutKast - Roses | Powered by Last.fm
04 March 2012 @ 01:37 pm
Title: 28 Weeks Later
Year: 2007
Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Writers: Rowan Joffe (screenplay), Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (screenplay), Enrique López Lavigne (screenplay) and Jesús Olmo (screenplay)
Plot: Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Rose Byrne and Robert Carlyle
My rating: ★★★★
02 March 2012 @ 11:19 pm
Title: Trainspotting
Year: 1996
Director: Danny Boyle
Writers: Irvine Welsh (novel), John Hodge (screenplay)
Plot: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner and Jonny Lee Miller
My rating: ★★★★★
Current Music: Lindsey Stirling - Crystallize | Powered by Last.fm
02 March 2012 @ 02:19 am
Title: Beauty and the Beast
Year: 1991
Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Writers: Linda Woolverton (animation screenplay), Roger Allers (story supervisor), Brenda Chapman (story), Burny Mattinson (story), Brian Pimental (story), Joe Ranft (story), Kelly Asbury (story), Chris Sanders (story), Kevin Harkey (story), Bruce Woodside (story), Tom Ellery (story), Robert Lence (story) and Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (story)
Plot: Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead and discovers her captor to be an enchanted prince.
Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson and Richard White
My rating: ★★★★★
Current Music: Mumford & Sons - Thistle & Weeds | Powered by Last.fm
29 February 2012 @ 01:03 am
Title: A Dangerous Method
Year: 2011
Director: David Cronenberg
Writers: Christopher Hampton (screenplay), John Kerr (book) and Christopher Hampton (play)
Plot: A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen
My rating: ★★★★★
27 February 2012 @ 04:22 pm
Title: The Social Network
Year: 2010
Director: David Fincher
Writers: Aaron Sorkin (screenplay) and Ben Mezrich (book)
Plot: Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking website that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
My rating: ★★★★
26 February 2012 @ 02:36 pm
Title: Easy A
Year: 2010
Director: Will Gluck
Writer: Bert V. Royal
Plot: A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
My rating: ★★★★
Current Music: Lana Del Rey - Million Dollar Man | Powered by Last.fm
12 February 2012 @ 11:35 am
Title: The Help
Year: 2011
Director: Tate Taylor
Writer: Tate Taylor (screenplay) and Kathryn Stockett (novel)
Plot: An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maid's point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
My rating: ★★★★
10 February 2012 @ 03:19 pm
Title: The Queen
Year: 2006
Director: Stephen Frears
Writer: Peter Morgan
Plot: After the death of Princess Diana, HRM Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.
My rating: ★★★★★