It’s the season for rainy days and staying in with friends and loved ones to play Scrabble, have a cup of tea and watch some great DVDs. Here are a few movies I’ve seen this season so far that you absolutely have to run out and get if you’re looking for a good laugh, cry or, scare. See you in the video store!
One More Day
A heartwarming film about a Pimm’s promoter who discovers he’s only got twelve hours to live. Featuring Oscar nominated performances by Colm Feore and Brad Renfro.
In the tradition of the Red Violin, The Pocket chronicles the life of a drifter’s blazer pocket: what goes in it, what comes out, and whose lives are touched by it. Kirk Douglas soars as the voice of a discarded gum wrapper.
Tackle me Pink
Groundbreaking and controversial film that tells of the oft overlooked struggle of the homosexual varsity quarterback. Corey Feldman stars.
Sean William Scott reprises his role as Kip Looger in this fourth incarnation of visionary director Michael Mann’s JugBust series. Prior exploits include Jugbust: Atlantic City, JugBust: Detroit, and JugBust: Albany.
A taught, high-tension thriller that follows two Malaysian detectives who go past their jurisdiction as they search Singapore’s underbelly for traces of a serial spitter. Introducing Goh Chok Seng.