Friday Films

The Friday Film: The Hunter

Martin David is a mercenary sent undercover to Tasmania. His employers, Red Leaf, are a private military biotech firm who are seeking one of the last Thylacines, or Tasmanian tigers. The legendary creature purportedly had a unique venom that paralyzed its prey and Red Leaf want that. Red Leaf are paying, which means Martin wants …

The Friday Film: The Hunter

The Friday Film: Mansome

There are really three films in one in Mansome. The first is a collection of celebrity talking heads discussing masculinity and what it means to be a man who grooms in the 21st century. This is facilitated, and bookended, by producers Jason Bateman and Will Arnett who appear in the movie getting a variety of …

The Friday Film: Mansome

Friday Film: Safe

Welcome to Friday Film Club. This year, I’ll be watching a movie I’ve never seen before and that, in most cases, is outside my comfort zone, and talking about it here every week. There’s no internal prejudice here, no bias towards one genre over another, just you, me, the movie and the words. Activate the …

Friday Film: Safe

Friday Films: The Last Thoughts of Captain Karl Janek

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIJeQNyZ6VE] The Last Moments of Captain Karl Janek: Prometheus Karl Janek’s first thought as he watches the obscenity lift off in front of him is simple; I knew it. This job had been squirrely from the get go. Janek had considered himself a man of faith, you didn’t pilot long haul ships without it, …

Friday Films: The Last Thoughts of Captain Karl Janek

Friday Films: Total Recall – The Quaid Imprint

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XG5SK-P2h5o&w=560&h=315] FROM: Psychological Operations Department, Esoterics Subdivision TO: Control, Diogenes Club RE: The Quaid Imprint ABSTRACT That an agent or rogue agent can be turned by having their memory overwritten, placing them in a deep cover position where they will be close to a target or able to gather valuable counter-intelligence without ever knowing …

Friday Films: Total Recall – The Quaid Imprint

Friday Films: The Sweeney – Lunch with Frank

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GlAhQtbNR0] I meet Frank Haskins in a pub in central London. It’s one he picked and the moment I step through the door I can see why. The walls are covered with pictures of Sherlock Holmes, London’s greatest detective in every single one of his guises. Basil Rathbone’s lightfooted near-swashbuckler, the precise, hawk nosed …

Friday Films: The Sweeney – Lunch with Frank

Friday Films: Dredd – Eagle Day

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqqgrUna28w] The Chief Judge sat on her perch and watched the city fall away beneath her. No one ever called the Chief Judge’s office the Perch, at least not officially, but that was the only name that made sense. At the top of the Hall of Justice, sat between the eyes of the Department’s …

Friday Films: Dredd – Eagle Day

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