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  • The Tamarind Seed

    The Tamarind Seed

    ★★★

    "Let me teach you the first lesson about these little games. You must try to tell the truth as long as possible. That way, when times change and you have to lie, there is a great chance that you will be believed." ~ Feodor Sverdlov

    Hearing that this film was like a female version of James Bond and staring Julie Andrews... well I had to watch this one! From the opening credits you could see the style of James bond…

  • A Guide for the Married Man

    A Guide for the Married Man

    Going into this, with it's sexist and horrible premise of a 'how to' guide on how to cheat on your wife without getting caught, I knew this was going to be bad. But with Walter Matthau staring, Gene Kelly directing and an all star line up (Lucille Ball, Phil Silvers, Jack Benny etc), I foolishly thought I'd give this one a try. But despite it's satirical take on the subject matter, what I got in the end was a bloated, obnoxious, unfunny and criminally dull film. Save yourself the time and skip this one... ugh!!

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  • A New Leaf

    A New Leaf

    ★★★

    "She is NOT suitable. She's primitive, she has no spirit, no wit, no conversation, and she has to be vacuumed every time she eats." ~ Henry Graham

    A bitingly cynical black comedy full of murderous intent, that at it's heart is really just about two misfits who end up finding a place with each other. Based on the short story "The Green Heart" by Jack Ritchie and adapted to the screen by the film's star Elaine May in her directorial…

  • The Secret of Convict Lake

    The Secret of Convict Lake

    ★★★★

    You got no call to be scared. They're men, not wild bear. Just ask 'em to account for themselves... Marcia, come take this rifle. Just in case they turn out to be wild bear after all. ~ Granny

    Loosely based on real events, the film follows a group of escaped convicts who after getting lost in a wintry storm stumble across an isolated settlement that is populated entirely by women whose men are away searching for silver. The women, lead…