Day: August 30, 2013

Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth and Katie Aselton in Black Rock

Black Rock

    Three young women are chased around an island by three crazed ex-soldier guys in Katie Aselton’s boo-goes-there horror story which would slot nicely into the big book of feminist films if it weren’t for the gratuitous (oh come on) nudity. Not that there’s anything wrong with god-given nakedness.

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The famous moon landing in Georges Méliès's A Trip to the Moon

A Trip to the Moon

    A movie for every day of the year – a good one   1 September Generally speaking I’m going to choose historical events rather than movie events as a peg off which to hang the Film of the Day. But today is the first one so why not

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Tashiana Washington and Ty Hickson in Gimme the Loot

2 September 2013-09-02

      Gimme the Loot (Soda, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) A debut movie by writer/director Adam Leon, someone with something to say, Gimme the Loot is appropriately about two black kids (skin colour is an issue) who do a lot of talking as they wander around a present-day New York

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