Looking at the amount of money it has made in the ten years since release, the chances are reasonably high that you haven’t seen this film. If I were you, I’d look into fixing that.
The Olympics are off to a fantastic start down in London – or so I hear – but up here in Edinburgh it is still movie season.
Of all the mixed-genre movies you can make, horror-comedy is probably one of the hardest to get right. It is such a difficult balance, most attempts end up favouring one side, but try to cram in occasional moments of the other to attempt to justify the title. This flick comes out better than most, by the simple expediency of not trying to segregate the scares from the laughs.
You all know what to expect on a Sunday by now, and this week is no exception. It’s back to Asia this time, but we’re stopping in Thailand for a change. This movie’s original Thai name translates as 13 Beloved, but when it made it to the West distributors probably thought people would be expecting some sort of paedophile story. Hence the rather swift rebranding to…
I was feeling a bit philosophical today. Keep reading; there’s a review down there somewhere.
Here are two more movies to add to your options for the weekend (if you’re local) courtesy of your friends at the EIFF. Otherwise, well, you’ll just have to wait.
And so begins this year’s Edinburgh Film Fest. The fest proper starts in a couple of days, and this one is going to be the big black-tie kick-off, but I’m bringing it to you early. Don’t say I’m not nice to you lot.