In the last part of Extremists Week, our fearless correspondent Kiwizoidberg looks at the favourite films of the gun lobby Amat victoria curam: victory favours the prepared. When SHTF and it’s TEOTWAWKI, will you be ready? Will you grab your bug-out bag and head for the hills, or retreat to your fortified bunker? And how are you going … Continue reading Out of my cold, dead hands
by KiwiZoidberg When ABC’s Pan Am crossed the Atlantic in the fall of 2011, a Radio Times cover asked us if we were ready for the mile-high Mad Men and, in a move that her character Maggie would have frowned on, Christina Ricci invited us to fly her. On the face of it, there are some … Continue reading Pan Am – The Mile-High Flub.
As Euro 2012 fever GRIPS THE NATION, various MostlyFilm writers take an entirely random look at football on film. Fever Pitch (1997) by Philip Concannon Even though it comes complete with a climactic twist that trumps anything a screenwriter could invent, the story of Arsenal’s 1988/89 title-winning season isn’t natural material for a film with … Continue reading Mostly Goals
Well, we managed to get through the whole of Easter without anyone shouting ‘No one fucks with the Jesus!’, but it’s Tuesday now. It’s all over. Wipe the chocolate off your face and point your eyes at this selection of idiosyncratic messiahs.
Mostly Film writers pause and reflect on the blink-and-you’ll-miss em parts that make the film work. Kronsteen – From Russia With Love. By Paul Duane In a vast hall, a creepy, languid character resembling Ren the cartoon chihuahua plays chess against somebody who seems to be called Canada MacAdams. Kronsteen has only one word of … Continue reading Mostly Minor Characters