This is one of those weeks where I'm watching everything that is coming out. I love those weeks. Last night I saw the slightly bizarre Restless (which would have been better if I wasn't so sleepy) and my beloved War Horse. BTW, since our shop somehow didn't get War Horse posters shipped to us, if someone comes across one, pleeeeeeeeeease send me one! Like, the big posters. Please please please? Anyway, I'm watching Straw Dogs tonight, just because I love Alexander Skarsgard (I haven't seen the original, though, but I'll do that), and also Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, since it is the biggest release of this week. And yeah, I'll be all watched out by the end of tonight.
Video of the week...
Just because I'm in love with Tom Hiddleston at the moment. Between this and watching Midnight in Paris, The Avengers and War Horse within a week of each other, I've become more certain that Hiddles is the awesomest person on this earth. Plus, he had the exact same reaction to Warrior as me.
As you may have noticed, the sidebar has been tinkered with a bit (but I'm pretty sure it looks horrible on any browser that isn't Google Chrome). You'll find buttons that lead you to each of the features, my obsessions, the blog of the month, and my most anticipated for 2012. The other new feature on the sidebar is '5 films to check out in May', which happen to be Me and Orson Welles, Red Riding trilogy, Strange Days, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans and Tyrannosaur. No, these movies have nothing in common. These are just random recommendations of films you probably haven't seen, and May is the time when you should give them a watch. You don't have to, but if you do, let me know. Also, let me know what you think of the revamped sidebar.
Speaking of May being a month to watch a certain of selection of movies, Tyler has announced that he'll be watching a whole lot of classic movies. It has been over a year since my classic movie marathon, I need to get some more in my life.
The Avengers finally made it to America...gosh, you guys are so behind! Anyway, here's a selection of reviews:
-Reel Insight (doubleheader review)
-Surrender to the Void
-And So it Begins...
-Eternity of Dream
-Random Ramblings of a Demented Doorknob
Alex wonders why there aren't any female cinematographers. Why is that?
Nikhat gives some love to the incredibly awesome In Bruges.
Mette embraces some filmic poetry. I hate poetry, but they're a fun way to write reviews of movies.
Accompanying my ICT period today was Reel Insight's podcast episode about Scarlett Johansson. They also plugged me at the beginning of the episode, so thanks a million for that!
Andy starts his female film director focus on Sofia Coppola's brilliant The Virgin Suicides.
Favourite female director?