… And Justice for All (1979)

Rewatching for my The Complete Pacino list. This looks very dated now, and isn't helped by the 80s crime show soundtrack, yet the attack on the justice system is still pertinent. Pacino as the best lawyer in town was a bit Saturday night television, but the closing speech is something to behold and in itself warranted … Continue reading … And Justice for All (1979)

Arrival

A linguist is one of the first ports of call when aliens stop by for a visit. I've studied and had an interest in language my whole life, so this was guaranteed to have my curiosity from the outset. Pleasingly, this aspect continues to play a part throughout the picture - but there's so much … Continue reading Arrival

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Werner Herzog investigates the Internet and I haven't a clue what the first half hour was about but that was fine because Herzog was narrating. This series of interviews looks at a different aspect of the internet's impact on society - from hacking to the colonisation of Mars to addiction. Several of them actually deserved … Continue reading Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World