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The Road (2009)

Utilising drab filters, crafty visual effects and impressive restraint, Hillcoat’s film is as emotionally devestating as it is visually stunning, thanks in large part to the wonderful cinematography by Javier Aguirresarobe (New Moon). There are no tidal waves demolishing Manhattan, no comets tearing off the spires of tall buildings and no scenes of mass panic and death. Instead, we have allusions to the apocalypse – even the flashback sequences before the collapse of civilisation are presented intimately and without destructive detail…

The Road – Trailer

Trailer for the upcoming film The Road, directed by John Hillcoat, starring Viggo Mortensen & Charlize Theron + featuring music by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis…

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon (Redux)

The Movie Whore left a comment on this blog a few weeks back regarding Jason Mewes, best known as Jay to Kevin Smith’s Silent Bob. Jim and his buddy had discovered how easy it was to link Mewes to Hollywood names in the tradition of the great Kevin Bacon. Which begs the question as to why I don’t change this game to Six Degrees of Jason Mewes?…

Hancock (2008) • Half Nelson (2006) • Iron Man (2008)

The first half of this film is a clever alternate take on the superhero story, but when the film takes a dramatic tone shift in the second half, one is left wondering what the filmmakers’ intentions were. For what could have been an entertaining action comedy quickly becomes a messy hybrid that is ultimately disappointing…

Langley Parks: Soundscapes, Themes & Noise – free individual track download…

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