#88: 30 Nil
American Samoa soccer team, with its legacy of 30 losses in a row, is reinvigorated by a new coach who is determined to reach the World Cup qualifier.
#87: Travel By Bus
A nuclear bomb set off in London leaves the passengers of one bus left alive to struggle for survival. As they pick up more survivors, the group slowly unravel, hearing rumours of an invading army.
The conclusion of my history coursework
Hipster Nazi was in the Hitler Youth before it was mandatory. It became too mainstream so he joined the Swing Boys instead. You’ve probably never heard of them.
The African Queen →
deepgremlin: All followers on Tumblr are invited to come and see my play, ‘Lifeline,’ in March. I’ll reserve you special ‘Tumbling seats.’ With free wifi (which shall not be used during the performance). (I am quite excited for this…) I shall be there!
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble →
#86: That's Just Souper
A mathematician enlists his friends to pull off a scam, buying soup to earn points towards a free car. Pursuing him on his subsequent road trip around the country is a corporate lawyer determined to catch him out with a loophole in the promotion.
#85: Censor? I Hardly Knew Her!
A timid religious man who edits movies for TV and airplane viewing becomes increasingly detached from his overly sanitised life, breaking ties with his family, friends and wife to go on a bender with some bikers he meets at a bar.
#84: Snow Day
A group of 12 year olds, their school shut, start an epic snowball war against their teachers who have made their lives hell over the year. Their fiercest opposition comes from the principal’s son, similarly aged but an unpopular teacher’s pet.
Battle: Los Angeles (2011) →
Darkman (1990) →
Melancholia (2011) →
Black Swan (2010) →
13 Ghosts (1960) →
Loglines, week 12 →
#83: Tropical Nightmare
A detective installs himself as a crew member on a cruise ship following several passengers’ disappearances out at sea. Hearing rumours of suicide, murder, kidnapping and a wider conspiracy he has to separate fact from fiction before the ship reaches its destination and all 4,000 passengers are gone.
Witchfinder General (1968) →
Planet Terror (2007) →
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011) →
All The President’s Men (1976) →
George Washington is cloned from some DNA found on his dentures and is duly elected President, courting controversy and assassination attempts when he proposes marijuana legalisation, abolition of the death penalty, and protection of abortion.
#81: Freshly Pressed
Gutenberg finally clears his debt and establishes a printing shop, only to be intimidated by the authorities seeing it as subversive. Meanwhile a group of underground religious radicals threaten him with a gruesome death unless they can use his invention to distribute their propaganda.
#80: School Trip
When a group of British teenagers ditch their teachers on a trip to New York and splash out on a night of drugs and booze, they inadvertently make enemies of mobsters who become determined to track them down and kill them.
Bad Teacher (2011) →
Johnny English Reborn (2011) →
A man begins reproducing asexually, starting at his feet, attracting attention from religious fundamentalists and scientists. But as the head begins to form, who, or what, will it be?
The Ides of March (2011) →
#78: Bussed Up
On her 60th birthday a woman who has spent her life regretting not pursuing her acting dream sets out on a bus journey across the south of England, encountering many local eccentrics and finally coming of age along the way.
The Taint (2010) →