Tag Archives: 2000s

224. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Olive Hoover wins a chance to participate in the Little Miss Sunshine pageant held in Redondo Beach, California. However, due to family finances, it means taking the rundown camper van with all the dysfunctional Hoover family. So all of them … Continue reading

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222. American Splendor (2003)

Harvey Pekar is a regular guy with an unusual way of documenting his life – in the comic book American Splendor. Using the book as a base, Paul Giamatti plays Pekar, whilst the real man watches on. As well as … Continue reading

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219. The White Ribbon (2009)

A doctor’s horse is tripped with wire, injuring it and its rider; a female farmer has a fatal accident in a barn; and a local baron’s son is physically assaulted, all within a small village. When a disabled boy is … Continue reading

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214. Master and Commander (2003)

Film 82 in C4 Top 100 War Films I wasn’t really looking forward to this much at all, as I’m not a huge Russell Crowe fan, and I’m not generally particularly keen on Hornblower-type films. However, it is actually rather … Continue reading

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208. Let the Right One In (2008)

Twelve year-old Oskar is a lonely, bullied little boy, until he meets Eli, a mysterious and eccentric girl, who moves in next door. A spate of bloody murders in the town seem to coincide with her arrival with her guardian, … Continue reading

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206. Troy (2004)

Film 75 in C4 Top 100 War Films It’s been a few months since my last film on the war films project. But now I’ve reached 3/4 of the way through, I’m feeling enthused enough to complete the task. I … Continue reading

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204. WALL-E (2008)

Little cleaning robot WALL-E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter – Earth class) is left on Earth, sorting and compacting the rubbish created by humans, as people left the planet many years ago. When the devastation caused by centuries of trash became … Continue reading

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