Monday 14 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: pirates


Can’t we all just get along? Roman Polanski’s amusing comedy of manners, ‘Carnage,’ suggests not.


Rod Lott
Given the tumultuous and tragic nature of director/child rapist Roman Polanski’s life, it’s no surprise he rarely touches comedy. Until the recent “Carnage,” only 1967’s “The Fearless Vampire Killers” and 1986’s flop “Pirates” gunned for laughs.
Friday, March 9, 2012

The Fog

For a great ghost story, bank on it.


Rod Lott
Once considered a disappointment (because anything after Halloween unfairly would be), John Carpenter's The Fog today is a genre-audience favorite — well-admired if just shy of qualifying as a modern horror classic. Its Blu-ray debut from Shout! Factory cements that.
Saturday, July 27, 2013

Captain Phillips

Paul Greengrass commandeers this true story into waters no other director would travel.


Louis Fowler

Paul Greengrass has some real cojones, man.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013