WHAT I’VE BEEN WATCHING: MAY 18 – MAY 31

Last week I failed, so here’s a 2 week long edition: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (2013) “Just like with many second chapters these days the highlight is the villain and Cumberbatch doesn’t disappoint. Every moment he lingers on a screen is a moment we all wish was at least 50% longer when it’s over and … Continue reading “WHAT I’VE BEEN WATCHING: MAY 18 – MAY 31”

DOUBLE FEATURE RECOMMENDATION: GHETT’A LIFE

This weekend the latest “all Jamaican” production was released in theatres. If you’re thinking about seeing the film or interested in my take check out my review here. However, I’d like to take a moment to rather push you in a brighter direction as it were and ask you, instead of spending your cash on … Continue reading “DOUBLE FEATURE RECOMMENDATION: GHETT’A LIFE”

INFERNAL AFFAIRS VS. THE DEPARTED: WHERE THE ORIGINAL IS REALLY THE BAD FIRST DRAFT

INFERNAL AFFAIRS VS. THE DEPARTED: WHERE THE ORIGINAL IS REALLY THE BAD FIRST DRAFT

One of my favourite movies of the last decade is Martin Scorsese’s The Departed. The Departed is a remake of the Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. For the last, however long, I’ve been hearing nothing other than the usual “oh the original is better” kind of talk from everyone. This past weekend I finally sat … Continue reading “INFERNAL AFFAIRS VS. THE DEPARTED: WHERE THE ORIGINAL IS REALLY THE BAD FIRST DRAFT”