Tag: Wake in Fright

Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin

The Best Films of 2014

  Of the 350+ films I saw this year, these are the best ones. Some of them were released last year and I’ve been a bit slow getting round to them. Some of them were released even longer ago. The criteria are – I watched them in 2014 and I liked

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Donald Pleasence and Gary Bond in Wake in Fright

Wake in Fright

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     19 April   Captain James Cook spots Australia, 1770 On this day in 1770, the British captain James Cook’s ship Endeavour became the first recorded European vessel to catch sight of Australia. Cook had been

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Donald Pleasence does the scary in Wake in Fright

31 March 2014-03-31

Out in the UK this week   Klown (Arrow, cert 18, DVD) Spun off from a taboo-baiting Danish TV series of the same name, this comedy sends a couple of mismatched buddies on a road trip, bromance style, with a 12 year old boy in tow. What this dim bulb

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