Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Picnic At Hanging Rock, Peter Weir, 1975

During a rural picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Class of Nuke 'Em High, Lloyd Kaufman, 1986

The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.

Monday, December 10, 2012

A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick, 1971

Protagonist Alex is an "ultraviolent" youth in futuristic Britain. As with all luck, his eventually runs out and he's arrested and convicted of murder and rape. While in prison, Alex learns of an experimental program in which convicts are programed to detest violence. If he goes through the program his sentence will be reduced and he will be back on the streets sooner than expected. But Alex's ordeals are far from over once he hits the mean streets of Britain that he had a hand in creating. 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

If...., Lindsay Anderson, 1968

In this allegorical story, a revolution lead by pupil Mick Travis (Malcolm McDowell) takes place at an old established private school in England.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Vargtimmen [Hour of the Wolf], Ingmar Bergman, 1968

An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful memories.