Category Archives: 2000s

Battle Royale (2000)

DIRECTED BY: Kinji Fukasaku STARRING: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama RATED: NR OPINION STARS: 2 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Gory, Goofy, Bizarre DESCRIPTION: With the nation on the verge of collapse, the Japanese … Continue reading

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V for Vendetta (2005)

DIRECTED BY: James McTeigue STARRING: Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, John Hurt, Tim Pigott-Smith RATED: R OPINION STARS: 4 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Thoughtful, Intense, Dark DESCRIPTION: A masked vigilante (Weaving) calling himself “V” takes … Continue reading

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Hot Fuzz (2007)

DIRECTED BY: Edgar Wright STARRING: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Timothy Dalton, Billie Whitelaw RATED: R OPINION STARS: 5 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Funny, Clever, Exciting DESCRIPTION: Nicholas Angel (Pegg) is a decorated London cop … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

DIRECTED BY: Gore Verbinski STARRING: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport, Bill Nighy, Stellan Skarsgård RATED: PG-13 OPINION STARS: 4 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Funny, Epic, Exciting DESCRIPTION: With the reluctant aid of Will Turner (Bloom) … Continue reading

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Exam (2009)

DIRECTED BY: Stuart Hazeldine STARRING: Adar Beck, Luke Mably, Nathalie Cox, John Lloyd Fillingham, Chukwudi Iwuji RATED: NR OPINION STARS: 4 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Suspenseful, Clever, Dark DESCRIPTION: Eight job applicants in a guarded room are given … Continue reading

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