Playing by Heart (1998)

Playing by Heart (1998)

Playing by Heart, an anthology romantic-dramedy that premiered in 1998, four years before Love, Actually would go on to do much the same thing but to wider audience acclaim and release. It has a great late-90s soundtrack, is a decently filmed adaptation of a stageplay (in as much as they make an effort in the … Continue reading

Short Reviews: Frank (2014)

Short Reviews: Frank (2014)

Take Michael Fassbender, one of the most charismatic actors of the current moment, and wedge him inside a giant papier-mâché head with a single expression fixed on it. You still get a great performance, and a great movie. Frank is a hard film to describe on paper, because it makes it sound trite and kind … Continue reading

Showgirls (1995) (NSFW)

Showgirls (1995) (NSFW)

This review is NSFW. It contains references to and images of violence, drug use, nudity and sex scenes, as well as some other generally inappropriate content. If you’re offended by such material, (or just not allowed to view it), the time to turn back is now. NC-17 Showgirls is such a waste of a perfectly good NC-17 Rating – Roger Ebert So … Continue reading