Awesome films that you may not have seen. #6

The Film: Nueve Reinas. The director: Fabien Bielinsky. Plot synopsis: The ultimate heist film. Marcos, an expert conman, lures Juan, an amateur thief and fraudster into working with him. It’s a story of the master taking a prodigy under his wing, teaching him the tricks of the trade and aiming for a huge heist which will leave them both rich – stealing the ‘Nine Queens’ stamps. The duo plan to cross a number of people on their way, all the while it gets more complicated as they have to cut others into the deal. It’s hard to find a good clip in English … Continue reading Awesome films that you may not have seen. #6

Awesome films that you may not have seen. #5

The Film: Freeway (1996). The director: Matthew Bright. Plot synopsis: A strong, independent teenage girl, Vanessa (Reese Witherspoon), from a broken home leaves to avoid being put in a foster home when her mother and step-father are arrested. She gets more than she bargained for when she ends up hitchhiking with a sick and twisted serial killer/paedophile/necrophiliac, “Bob”, (Kiefer Sutherland) in an attempt to reach her grandma’s house quicker. A play on the Red Riding Hood fairy tale, but quirky and unlike most films you’ll ever see. A hybrid of dark comedy and drama surprisingly works well together and remains interesting until the end. Why should I watch it? Kiefer Sutherland’s … Continue reading Awesome films that you may not have seen. #5