Review: Ted

I’m not a fan of Family Guy. It has its moments, sure, but overall it reminds me too often of the ADHD kid at the back of the classroom, desperately trying to get your attention and disrupting the lesson. It tries so damned hard to be funny, bless it, but the trying is sometimes too …

Why I Love… #18: The Wicker Man

Year: 1973 Director: Robin Hardy Stars: Edward Woodward (Sgt Howie), Christopher Lee (Lord Summerisle), Britt Ekland (Willow), Diane Cilento (Miss Rose), Ingrid Pitt (Librarian), Lindsay Kemp (Alder MacGreagor) Genre: Mystery / Musical / Comedy / Horror Mystery. Musical. Comedy. Horror. Does any other film cross those four genres, I wonder? Robin Hardy’s The Wicker Man, …

Why I Love… #9: Dazed And Confused

Year: 1993 Director: Richard Linklater Stars: Rory Cochrane (Slater), Jason London (Randall ‘Pink’ Floyd), Michelle Burke (Jodi Kramer), Wiley Wiggins (Mitch Kramer), Matthew McConaughey (Wooderson), Parker Posey (Darla), Adam Goldberg (Mike), Marissa Ribisi (Cynthia), Anthony Rapp (Tony), Milla Jovovich (Michelle), Joey Lauren Adams (Simone), Ben Affleck (O’Bannion) Genre: Comedy / Drama Nostalgia. It’s all about …