Tag Archives: 2006

Inside Man (2006 dir. Spike Lee)

10 Nov

Slick modern crime flick climaxes with film noir fuckfest.

3/5

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A Crude Awakening (2006 dir. Basil Gelpke & Ray McCormack)

5 Nov

The foretelling of the time when mankind will be forced to do more exercise.

2/5

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Lucky Number Slevin (2006 dir. Paul McGuigan)

5 Mar

Ensemble cast wasted at the expense of coolness.

2/5

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Broken (2006 dir. Simon Boyes)

3 Feb

Eccentric enslaves women at campsite in possible Playboy Mansion competitor start-up.

1/5

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Poseidon (2006 dir. Wolfgang Petersen)

5 Oct

Like a snappier Titanic, with wider camera lenses.

3/5

Firewall (2006 dir. Richard Loncraine)

24 Sep

Like a toned down Die Hard with 10% of the stunt budget.

2/5

Half Nelson (2006 dir. Ryan Fleck)

26 Jul

A young African American alters her hairstyle depending on which ethnicity she associates with.

3/5

The Prestige (2006 dir. Christopher Nolan)

16 Jul

Two cockneys outdo dozens of non-cockneys in trickery.

3/5

The Queen (2006 dir. Stephen Frears)

21 Jun

Grinning future warlord persuades multi-millionairres to cut short their holiday.

3/5

Tell No One (2006 dir. Guillaume Canet)

7 May

Demented Dad goes to great lenghts to ensure daughter’s life remains fuck free.

3/5

A Scanner Darkly (2006 dir. Richard Linklater)

29 Feb

Director of chatterers brings generation X types to sci-fi.

2/5

Fast Food Nation (2006 dir. Richard Linklater)

14 Jan

Burger guru struggles to create ways to market a shit platter to kids.

3/5

My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006 dir. Ivan Reitman)

10 Jan

Supergirl collides with pre-menstrual tension and bargain bin CGI.

1/5

Failure To Launch (2006 dir. Tom Dey)

17 Nov

Accidental act of prostitution by horseface encourages douchbag to leave home.

0/5

Scoop (2006 dir. Woody Allen)

15 Oct

Jewish conjurer tackles murder mystery with the help of early 90s antiques dealer and quality skirt.

3/5

The Good German (2006 dir. Steven Soderbergh)

4 Oct

Legendary Swede awakens audience craving for Casablanca with lack of quality, colour and widescreen.

2/5

World Trade Center (2006 dir. Oliver Stone)

20 Aug

Narrative pace slows considerably when brash New York constables spend two-thirds of running time under rubble in a single location.

3/5

Kidulthood (2006 dir. Menhaj Huda)

30 Jul

All expected urban/ethnic youth cliches covered as Dazed & Confused meets Dizzy Rascal.

3/5

Black Book (2006 dir. Paul Verhoeven)

3 Mar

Tit-happy auteur brings patended brand of ultraviolent soap opera plus Biblical imagery to Nazi war criminals.

3/5

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