Friday, 11 September 2009


Culloden (1964)
[#48 in 100 Films in a Year 2009]

Derren Brown: The Events - Live
1x01 How to Win the Lottery
So, which method do you believe? It seems unlikely that if he really had fixed it he'd explain it on TV. Not only is it a fairly incredible method, but he's just helped the inevitable legal investigation by explaining it in full. But equally, the other method is unlikely to produce such accurate results. Split screen then? It may be so...
[Watch it (again) on 4oD.]

Would I Lie To You?
3x05 (7/9/08 edition)
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]


Broadway goes macho as Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman open their gritty two-man cop play
(from Mail Online)
A Steady Rain, in which a Brit and an Aussie play an Irish-American and an Italian-American. Ah, acting.

new review at 100 Films

The Knack …and How to Get It (1965)
From the DVD art, the bright and breezy title, and that it stars Frank Spencer, you’d be forgiven for thinking The Knack was a colourful Swinging Sixties sex-com romp. Upon watching it, however, it’s immediately clear it’s nothing of the sort: it begins with a dream/nightmare sequence, complete with horror-esque music, before settling into a style and rhythm more reminiscent of Breathless than Confessions of a Window Cleaner.

Read the full review at 100 Films.

There are currently 16 films in the review pipeline at 100 Films. As ever, updates here as and when they're posted.