Tag: Mia Farrow

Film Review

Supergirl (1984)

A spin-off from the Superman movie series that was destined to launch a new franchise until, ironically, it never took off, Supergirl isn’t actually all THAT bad. It’s bad, but bad in an enjoyable, kitschy way. And there’s a great cast to compensate for the weak material. Helen Slater is […]

DVD Review

Dark Horse (2011)

Todd Solondz is certainly not a director to shy away from unashamedly pointing out the flaws and problems his characters are burdened with, which characters he often seems simply to despise. His view of suburban America is confrontational, bare and desperate. Consequently, his films are often challenging and unpleasant, asking […]

Film Review

Dark Horse (2011)

I am a huge fan of Todd Solondz, Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) and Happiness (1998) being firm favourites and so I was very excited to see his latest offering. Abe (Jordan Gelber) is a thirty something man child who still lives at home, ‘works’ for his dad and collects […]