Tag Archives: 2000s

203. The Libertine (2004)

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester was a rake of the highest order. He seduced other women whilst his wife stayed at home, was contemptuous of his benefactor, King Charles II, openly humiliating him in front of the king of France, whom Charles … Continue reading

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202. Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004)

Continuing the story of The Bride’s attempts to get past her old colleagues and to kill Bill, the boss of the Deadly Vipers, and the man who tried to kill her and took the baby she was carrying. Told mainly … Continue reading

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201. Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003)

When the assassin now known as The Bride, decides to leave her dangerous lifestyle for a life of married bliss, former boss Bill and her ex-colleagues in the Deadly Vipers Assassination Squad decide she must be eliminated. However, she wakes … Continue reading

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199. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

When ex-convict Benjamin Barker returns to London, he is determined to wreak vengeance on the men who wrongly transported him to Australia. Judge Turpin not only sent the young barber away, but lusted after his wife and took his daughter, … Continue reading

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198. Eyes Wide Open (2009)

Aaron is married with four children, as well as being a devoutly Orthodox Jewish butcher and cantor in Jerusalem. One rainy day, a young yeshiva student, Ezri, walks into his shop asking for work. Aaron refuses, but later discovers the … Continue reading

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195. From Hell (2001)

Johnny Depp practices his cock-er-nee accent in preparation for future roles, as he plays Inspector Frederick Abberline, who is investigating the Jack the Ripper murders. Prostitutes in the east end of London are being found mutilated. A local gang regularly … Continue reading

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191. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt2 (2011)

I am probably the worst person in the world to be reviewing the Harry Potter films. I read the first few books, then lost interest. So now I’m watching films, with none of the background and complexities obtained by reading … Continue reading

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