Discussion in 'books, films, TV, radio & writing' started by DaveCinzano, Aug 31, 2015.
Sexism rears its ugly head in Blackpool .
Jocky - Jocky Wilson (Sylvester Stallone), a small-time darts player from working-class Fife, Scotland, is arbitrarily chosen to take on the reigning world darts champion, Apollo 'The Cockney' Creed.
A Fistful of Collars - it's another hectic day at the dog shelter
Butter the devil you know
Binception - A council refuse collector has to recycle himself in a dark, Kafta-esque tale of redundancies in modern Tory Britain.
Mississippi Gurning - documentary film about the World Gurning Championships moving to the US
Grizzled veteran LAPD street cop Robert Duvall reluctantly takes maverick young gun Sean Penn under his wing, whilst suffering from terrible IBS.
Pale Cider - the inspiring making-of story of the White Lightning we have all come to know and love
Tensions mount in the lead up to an open mic talent night at a northern working men's club
Demolition Nan - Sylvester Stallone's mother takes on terrorists single-handedly
Wall-E's - When a young Mancunian buys a souvenir brick from the demolished Hacienda on eBay, he discovers he can get high from the drug-addled raver-sweat contained within. Tony Wilson cameos.
The Fridges of Madison County - can our hero keep his domestic appliance repair service going when a big corporations muscles into this sleepy rural market?
It's the thin end of the wedge - let that one slide and before you know it there's an Escalope From Alcatraz here, a Great Expectorations there...
Scent of a Roman - things get stuffy on Italian public transport
The Third Van - Citylink redeem themselves in the eyes of everybody by only fucking up twice before delivering a package successfully.
Bear Window - wheelchair user's flat overlooks zoo.
The White Gibbon - thoughtful period piece set in the run-up to the Great Ape War in Bangladesh.
Life Of Phi - same nonsense involving a tiger and a boat, but with a marginally different tedious justification for the main character's name.
Piddler on the roof
Russian peasants bemoan the lack of indoor plumbing under the czarist regime
Rouble Indemnity - In this classic film noir, Russian president Vladimir Putin gets roped into a murderous scheme when he falls for the sensual Phyllis Dietrichson, who is intent on killing her husband and living off the fraudulent accidental death claim.
Remains of the Dal - not leftover curry again, mother! A Stroud kitchen sink drama for modern times.
Skyfail - Two kids get up to mischief when their satellite TV goes off.
Irish-American hoodlum Jack Nicholson is thrown out of the States before he has a chance to build up a fearsome criminal empire (short).
Shit..all the good ones I think of are potentially offensive. No fucking way .
Goy Story - Pointless arthouse sequel to Jews told from the point of view of the man employed to operate the lift. Many things get eaten, largely out of boredom.
Good Wall Hunting
Naturally-gifted brickie Matt Damon goes on the road in search of the perfect building site
Blight - Denzel Washington saves Ambridge's potato harvest but drinks most of the vodka and is shunned by the villagers.
Paddington Beer - the trials and tribulations of a central London micro brewery
Inside Put - a journey into the mind of Vladimir Putin via interviews with those closest to him.
Poxcatcher - Leonardo di Caprio plays a wild west snake oil peddler promising more than he can deliver to the whorehouses of Texas.
I'd watch this if Fred Dibnah was still alive to star.
Blackboard Bungle - Kids TV character Bungle takes a teaching position at a rough New York City school for boys. The staff warns him that the students are nearly impossible to control, but the optimistic Bungle remains unfazed. Soon, though, he realizes that his class isn't merely rowdy -- they can be downright dangerous.
Upstream Colour - Michael Heneke's shot-by-shot remake of the modern cult classic in British English.
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