Posts Tagged: Romec Movie Club

Moon (2009)

Sam Rockwell, for years a favourite character actor, finally gets to step into the spotlight in this clever and carefully made throwback to SF’s golden age.  Or at least my idea of its golden age – Moon would have been right at home in the time of Silent Running and Soylent Green.  Like those movies,… Read more »

The Paperboy (2012)

Wow. Sometimes you see a movie and it’s hard to know where to start.  There are several scenes which would normally only be seen in low-budget exploitation movies, and here those scenes are given the full commitment of the likes of Nicole Kidman, Jolhn Cusack and Matthew McConaughey.  Normally I’d be fully behind this sort… Read more »

Pitch Perfect (2012)

This could be a whole new direction for the site, reviewing rom-coms and frothy comedies… Pitch Perfect was the inaugural movie of a new workplace cultural society, and as such deserves treating with a bit of respect. So the good points first: Elizabeth Banks. OK, she’s on auto-pilot throughout and you could remove all but… Read more »