Reviews round-up (June 2009)
Doghouse (15) 88min Comedy horror starring Danny Dyer and Noel Clarke about a group of men stranded in a remote village with a bunch of man-hating female cannibals. Selected release from Fri 12 Jun.
Soi Cowboy (15) 116min In Thailand’s capital city a bizarre mixed-race relationship between an obese European man and a small Thai woman is examined while a rural gangster plans a murder. New film by Thomas Clay, the contentious director of The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael, set around the notorious red light district in Bangkok. The film caused something of a scandal at this year’s Cannes Festival. Selected release from Fri 12 Jun.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (12A) 146min Unavailable to review at time of going to press. Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) again joins with the Autobots® against their sworn enemies, the Decepticons®. Michael Bay is at the helm again so it’s going to be big and noisy but will Transformers 2 please the fans? General release from Fri 19 Jun.
North By Northwest (PG) 136min Hitchcock’s evergreen 1959 thriller starring Cary Grant, James Mason and Eva Marie Saint on new digital print. Selected release from Fri 19 Jun.