June 2012

June 2012 films
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1.
Starcrash (1978)
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An outlaw smuggler and her alien companion are recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to rescue his son and destroy a secret weapon by the evil Count Zarth Arn. (92 mins.)
Director: Lewis Coates
“ Awful!..........but fun :) ” - trevorlitchfield
 
2.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. (107 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ Funny and a decent watch ” - trevorlitchfield
 
3.
Men in Black 3 (2012)
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Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (106 mins.)
“ Actually went to the cinema for a change, not a bad film considering it's the 3rd one ” - trevorlitchfield
 
4.
Googlewhack Adventure (2004 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Dave Gorman tells the story of his attempt to find 10 'Googlewhacks' (websites containing two unique words when searched on Google) and meet their owners before his 32nd birthday, in order to win a bet. (115 mins.)
“ Gorman tells this in such a way that you just HAVE to see it to the end, great DVD and worth a fiver of anyones money! ” - trevorlitchfield
 
5.
Spy Hard (1996)
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Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot KGB agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world. (81 mins.)
Director: Rick Friedberg
“ Ha ha ha ha, Nielsen at his usual and entertaining worst, or is it best? :) ” - trevorlitchfield
 
6.
Collapse (2009 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A documentary on Michael Ruppert, a police officer turned independent reporter who predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness. (82 mins.)
Director: Chris Smith
“ Interesting if rather one sided and apocalyptic ” - trevorlitchfield
 
7.
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A theatrical documentary on the planet's dwindling oil resources. (84 mins.)
“ Very interesting documentary ” - trevorlitchfield
 
8.
The Stuff (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A delicious, mysterious goo that oozes from the earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation, but the tasty treat rots more than teeth when zombie-like snackers who only want to consume more of the strange substance at any cost begin infesting the world. (87 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
“ One of the funniest 'scary' films I've ever seen! Poor editing, crap script, wooden acting and the list goes on, but still one of my favourite films that I watch over and over, hurrah for Netflix :D ” - trevorlitchfield
 
9.
The Quiet Earth (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda. (91 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Murphy
“ Something very different, thoroughly enjoyable and thought provoking film. ” - trevorlitchfield
 
10.
Pandorum (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities. (108 mins.)
“ A little different from the norm, reminded me of the Brian Aldiss book Non-Stop ” - trevorlitchfield
 
11.
It Might Get Loud (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White. (98 mins.)
“ Just excellent :) ” - trevorlitchfield
 
12.
Soylent Green (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO. (97 mins.)
“ Didn't expect this to be quite as good as it actually is ” - trevorlitchfield