The Omen

This re-make of the 70’s classic is just a pale imitation so if you’ve seen the original there’s no need to catch this one. A nice American diplomat and his wife discover that they are bringing up a very naughty…

Pirates of the Caribbean – Dead Man’s Chest

No expense has been spared by Uncle Walt’s folk for Johnny Depp’s charismatic return as Captain Jack Sparrow in this funny and action packed sequel. The wedding of Elizabeth Swan (Keira Knightley) and Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) is interrupted when…

The Good Shepherd

  Director Robert De Niro’s film is long and slow but, if you give it a chance, it brings its own rewards. Edward Wilson (Matt Damon) is a high-flyer at Yale University in 1939 when he is recruited to join…

Pierrepoint

    Albert Pierrepoint (Timothy Spall) is Britain’s most notorious hangman priding himself on his speed and accuracy and carefully minimizing their suffering as he dispatches over 600 convicts between 1933 and 1955. His fame spreads when he is called…

Pan’s Labyrinth

This dark post Spanish Civil War movie – part animation and part real action – is a gripping study of cruelty and imagination. Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) is a melancholy child with a vivid imagination and a love of escapist fairy…

Wah-Wah

Richard E. Grant directs a cast of luvvies in this sentimental portrait of his childhood. In the late 1960s, young Ralph Cameron watches his parents’ marriage disintegrate as he grows up in colonial Swaziland on the eve of independence. They…

X-Men: The Last Stand

The Mutants are under threat again from those dastardly humans who have found a “cure” for mutancy that can be administered voluntarily by syringe or violently by a gun. As usual, the mutants divide between kindly All-knowing Know-all Professor Xavier…

When A Stranger Calls

This 70’s remake is Scary Movie without the laughs but go for it if you like your slash flicks fast and familiar. Nubile high school pin-up, Jill Johnson (Camille Belle) gets the baby-sitting job from hell stranded in a remote…

Lemming

Don’t tell anyone how this surreal psychological thriller ends! Hitchcock-inspired French director, Dominik Moll, presses all the right buttons. When a bedraggled lemming on an apparent suicide mission is found in their waste pipe, Alain (Laurent Lucas) and Benedicte (Charlotte…

Transamerica

Bree, formerly Stanley (Felicity Huffman) is a week from her gender realignment operation when she discovers that she has a 17-year-old son, Toby (Kevin Zegers) a rent boy in trouble with the law. Reluctantly she helps him and the two,…