Daily Archives: April 23, 1996

Loaded

A meandering 60s-style movie (1994) by writer-director Anna Campion (sister of Jane), filmed in England and focusing on what happens when seven students decide to shoot a 16-millimeter horror movie in and around a crumbling country mansion; things start to unravel after they all decide to take acid (with the director serving up weird sounds and images, including animation, to suggest their experiences). On the whole Campion’s much better at directing actors than at telling a story. With Oliver Milburn, Dearbhla Molloy, Danny Cunningham, Catherine McCormack, Thandie Newton, Nick Patrick, Biddy Hodson, and Matthew Eggleton. (JR)… Read more »