Tagged: 2011

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Film Torments: Anonymous (2011)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan looks at an insulting fabrication of history. Full disclosure: I studied English Literature at university – I know, the shame – which involved a considerable deal of William Shakespeare....

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Film Torments: Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)

THIS WEEK on Film Torments, George tackles a recent Grindhouse revival that polarised its audience and critics: Hobo with a Shotgun. It’s not hard to pinpoint the moment when I realised Jason Eisener’s Hobo...

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Film Torments: Megan is Missing (2011)

FOUND-FOOTAGE is one of the most dreaded buzzwords you could associate with horror. Once regarded as a groundbreaking approach to genre storytelling (most famously the interminable Blair Witch Project), it’s now become a catch-all...

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Film Torments: The Twilight Saga (2008-2012)

  THIS week on Film Torments, Rich subjects himself to ten straight hours of the same fucking thing. That’s right, true believers – it’s The Twilight Saga (because anything can be a saga). I’ve...

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Film Torments: Jack and Jill (2011)

HERE at Surprisingly Competent Media, we just LOVE Adam Sandler. I mean, Grown Ups? Eight Crazy Nights? Classics! Amiright?! So, when it came to picking this week’s Film Torment, I had to go for 2011’s Jack...