Category: NON-HOLLYWOOD

Animal Kingdom [2010]

Animal Kingdom is one of the best movies of the year. It’s not a big budget Hollywood movie with fancy effects and an all star cast. It’s an Australian movie, and the actors are basically unknown (with the exception of Guy Pearce). First time writer/director David Michod does a fine […]

The Third Man [1949] ★★★★

 “In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance.  In Switzerland they had brotherly love – they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock”. Terrific […]

Knife In The Water [1962]

Roman Polanski’s first ever  movie as a director. I woulnd’t call it a masterpiece, but it’s a tense movie,  well directed and certainly worth mentioning. Polanski improved over the years, but any fan of his work should definitely check this one out. Fun fact: ” After the movie became known […]

Frenzy [1972]

 “Do I look like a sex murderer to you? Can you imagine me creeping around London, strangling all those women with ties? That’s ridiculous… For a start, I only own two”. Hitchcock at his best, telling the story of London strangler (who only murders young women), and an […]