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Monday, 26 April 2010

Films to see

Just watched one of my "films to see" Carlito's Way. A fantastic film with the great Al Pacino. It also featured a incredible performance from Sean Penn and a brief moment of brilliance from Viggo Mortensen. The film is directed by Brian De Palma and shot beautifully with one hell of a barnstorming climax - guns blazing! The soundtrack added a whole new dimension, (I can also see the film inspired Playstaions GTA Vice City with its location in the bar and the cool soundtrack). Anyway, been in UCA Farnham's Libary all day today, couldnt find the only copy of 'The Family' although found an episode on BFI - a great doc. Here are my films to see, some random ones in there!
- Das Boot
- Down By Law
- How to get ahead in Advertising
- The Long Good Friday
- Tron
- Battle For Haditha
- Låt den rätte komma in (Let the right one in)
Oh God, Nick Griffin just appeared on screen for a party political broadcast - production value about 5 euros. going on about Tory Winston Churchill. and "vox pops" with people reading from a tele-prompter. "Get your own back - VOTE BNP!"
oh well im going to cheer my self up by watching the one show - jolly good fun!

1 comment:

  1. Saw Carlito's Way back in the day when it first came out. So great. That pool room scene is just pure De Palma.