Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog (2020)

Sonic The Hedgehog first published by Little White Lies In the small, sleepy town of Green Hills, Montana, a superfast extra-terrestrial hedgehog pauses for an uncharacteristically prolonged spell to look longingly through a house window at local sheriff Tom (James Marsden) and veterinarian Maddie (Tika Sumpter) watching television inside. Though in exile and in hiding,…

Bob Reboot

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019)

Short Jay and Silent Bob Reboot review originally intended for Sight & Sound, although I don’t believe it was published in the end Review: Stoner buddies Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) are what unifies Smith’s seven-film View Askewniverse – nine films if you count Steve Stark’s Smith-written animated feature Jay & Silent…

Takeshis'

Takeshis’ (2005)

Takeshis’ first published by Film4 Summary: Japan’s busiest all-rounder Takeshi ‘Beat’ Kitano plays both himself and his loser double in a surreally self-flagellating examination of his career to date. Review: In his twelfth directorial feature, Takeshi Kitano turns inwards with the infuriatingly reflexive Takeshis’, wherein the different strands of his own personality, and the tensions between them,…

Doom

Doom Asylum (1987)

Doom Asylum first published by Little White Lies, as the 62nd entry in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Picture the scene: it’s 1987, and the slasher – the subgenre that dominated the horror landscape for the first half of the Eighties – has also been steadily killing itself off, one film after another, until there are…