FIRST MAN

Poffy The Cucumber

First Maudlin Man. That’s one small step for man; one giant leap for Mankind. — Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11, June 1969. FIRST MAN is a strange piece of dramatic fiction. Not a biopic; not a historical document. Following Neil Armstrong on his pioneering Apollo 11 Moon landing, instead of a science-driven, or politics-driven docudrama, movie attempts to find an emotional … Read More

THANKS FOR SHARING

Poffy The Cucumber

I’m Too Sexy For My Therapy. Sex addiction – is that even a thing? Isn’t that something that guys just say as an excuse when they get caught cheating? — Gwyneth Paltrow, THANKS FOR SHARING. A man is only as faithful as his options. — Anonymous (or Chris Rock, or Gene Simmons) SHAME meets FLIGHT in this glossy Hollywood Fantasy … Read More

HORSEMEN

Poffy The Cucumber

HORSEMEN’s revelation is its downfall. Galloping over dell and dale comes HORSEMEN, one of those derivative films that makes you wish you were watching some of the films it was derived from. Music video director Jonas Åkerlund (Metallica, Madonna) helms this murder mystery surrounding bizarre torture-killings, involving Biblical messages, horrifying surgical procedures on conscious victims, custom-designed bondage devices and a … Read More