Posts Tagged ‘religion’

In The Name Of The Son (2012)

In The Name Of The Son (2012)
A vigilante movie with a difference, In The Name Of The Son is a film with the potential to offend and alienate many viewers. I thought it was pretty great, but it’s undeniably just as discomforting as it is entertaining. Astrid Whettnall plays Elisabeth, a loving wife, a loving mother to two...
May 6th, 2014 | Film Reviews | Read More

Crazy Wisdom (2011)

Crazy Wisdom (2011)
AKA Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Times Of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Well, many people who already know plenty about me will be well aware that I’m not religious in any way. I’m a proud aetheist nowadays but I also like to think that I am respectful to others when it comes to personal beliefs...
April 10th, 2012 | Film Reviews | Read More

Karma (2006)

Karma (2006)
Isn’t it always the way. You wait for one Buddhist movie to come along and then you get four at once. Okay, maybe it’s a rare occurence but it was the strange situation that I found myself in recently. And I had to start off by considering whether or not I would be able to […]
April 10th, 2012 | Film Reviews | Read More

The Omen Pentology (1976 – 2006)

The Omen Pentology (1976 – 2006)
I don’t think I need to say too much about The Omen before moving on to review the movies in the series. It’s a very particular type of horror movie but it’s quite possibly the best of that type and stands tall as yet another classic of the genre. So let me just begin with […]
October 31st, 2011 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More

Red State (2011)

Red State (2011)
The latest movie from writer-director Kevin Smith is, for those of you who have remained unaware, something radically different from anything that he’s done before. Described by some (including Smith himself) as a horror movie, I would disagree. But it’s certainly a powerful and disturbing film that...
October 3rd, 2011 | Feature, Film Reviews | Read More