Archive for November, 2004

The 48th Times BFI London Film Festival

The 48th Times BFI London Film Festival

| November 8, 2004

The 48th London Film Festival wakes the British public from its soporific summer of blockbusters and once again presents an incredibly varied and diverse programme. The presentations are less showy than last year but feel more important. The festival kicks off with Mike Leigh’s Vera Drake which has already won awards in Venice, and concludes […]

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Undertow

Undertow

| November 6, 2004

In his third feature, David Gordon Green uses a plot that may be familiar in the Southern Gothic genre (comparisons to Night of the Hunter abound), but he certainly brings a unique style to the work. Undertow is based on the true story of a poor rural family in the South with a gaping old […]

Saw

Saw

| November 2, 2004

With the Halloween season upon us I always anticipate the new horror films that come out with as much excitement as any true fan. Thanks to an amazing trailer and heavy web campaign, Saw is probably the horror film I am most excited to see. A lower budget film with a first time director named […]

Dark Shadows DVD Collection, Volumes 7-10

Dark Shadows DVD Collection, Volumes 7-10

| November 2, 2004

When last we left off, 20th Century governess, Victoria Winters, was on trial for witchcraft in 17th Century Salem. If you think that¹s strange, just wait till you watch what happens once she resumes her life in the late 1960s. Upon her return, Barnabas fears his secret life as a vampire is about to be […]

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