Film Review: The Zero Theorem (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in a futuristic society Qohen, an entities programmer has been commissioned to decipher the meaning of life. REVIEW: Directed by: Terry Gilliam Starring: Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry, Matt Damon, Lucas Hedges, Tilda Swinton “Zero must equal one hundred percent” From the opening credits the audience bears witness to an infinite black hole, forever spiralling and engulfing every molecule of existence. A string quartet, orchestra type soundtrack enhances a most somber mood … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues — though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change. REVIEW: The line between sanity and madness is a thin one. Only sixty years ago the treatment for mental ‘illnesses’ such as homosexuality and women’s hysteria was barbaric. In the last few years asylums have become quite trendy in … Continue reading

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Film Review: London Boulevard (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: An ex-con hired to look after a reclusive young actress finds himself falling in love, which puts him in direct confrontation with one of London’s most vicious gangsters. REVIEW: I like Colin Farrell as an actor but I don’t always agree with his choice of films to work on. I’m not sure Hollywood knows how to use him. When he does these bigger budgeted Hollywood type films, I tend to just not like the … Continue reading

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