Sunday, 5 August 2018


Lupin the 3rd: Part IV
1x07 Until the Full Moon Passes

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema
1x03 Coming of Age
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]


The Quiet Earth (1985)
[#178 in 100 Films in a Year 2018]
+ most of the Blu-ray's extras, including a visual essay, a gallery, and the theatrical trailer (which, much like the original poster, conspires to give away the ending!)

A Quiet Place (2018)
[#177 in 100 Films in a Year 2018]


Space Helmet for a Cow: The Mad, True Story of Doctor Who - Volume 2: 1990-2013 by Paul Kirkley
Chapter 11 (pages 192-197)

this week on 100 Films

It's monthly progress report time at 100 Films in a Year!

Plus, 5 brand-new reviews...

Killing Gunther (2017)
As a comedy, I thought it was funny. Not always super original or absolutely hilarious, but ticking enough. As an action movie, some of the single-take assassination scenes are done quite well. It was clearly produced on a low budget, so the action sequences don’t really fulfil on an adrenaline-junkie level, but they work decently in context.
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Train to Busan (2016)
shunts aside any tiredness you may feel about zombie flicks to demonstrate that, however overdone a genre may seem, there’s almost always room for fresh voices and creativity to produce remarkable work
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Review Roundup: 15-Rated Comedies
You don’t have to be an adult to like today’s reviewed movies, but… you do have to be a teenager. Still being a teenager would probably help you enjoy them, too.

In this roundup: Airplane II: The Sequel, Hot Tub Time Machine, and Sausage Party.
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More next Sunday.