Well, they have to learn about demoniacally possessed middle aged women some time.
A tacky manipulative offence? A cynical piece of emotional hack work? A shockingly brazen attempt at cashing in on 2996 dead Americans? If only it was that interesting. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is most remarkable for how utterly unengaging it manages to be.
With Nicholas Cage galloping back onto the screen for the long awaited (ahem) sequel to Ghost Rider this week, what better way to celebrate than with a high speed, booze fuelled marathon of motorbike classics? So, grab your buddies, a dangerous amount of alcohol and a fistful of biker flicks and get ready to lose the next six hours of your life riding the highway to a serious blackout.
Well, it can’t be as bad as Mr. Woodcock ….
Leonard Retel Helmrich completes his Indonesian trilogy with a beautifully observed documentary about life in Jakarta. Using the “Single Shot Cinema” technique for which he is best known, Helmrich takes the viewer to the heart of a country with an unpredictable future though certain passages smack of dramatisation.