Film reviews and more

Day: 8 November 2011


DVD Review: ‘Come on Eileen’

★★☆☆☆ In its attempt to tackle themes of loneliness, alcoholism and adolescence, Finola Geraghty’s Come on Eileen (2010) fails to successfully break into the category of gritty social realism, eventually lapsing into the realm of melodrama and soap opera in spite of its best efforts.Focusing on Eileen (Jackie […]


DVD Review: ‘The Woman’

★★★☆☆ In a small rural town, a family man discovers the last remaining member of a flesh-eating cannibal clan roaming the woods surrounding his home. Thinking he can cultivate this creature, he captures it and introduces her to his family, with the plan of working together to make […]