** out of **** Since when do movies need to test one's patience? "Rubber", the new indie film from first-time filmmaker Quentin Dupiex, also known as Mr. Oizo, is a questionable film with a witty premise. It has plenty of rubber to burn, but alas, as I clearly stated just a bit earlier, it feels like more of a test than a movie. That's not to say that I think "Rubber" is a poor movie, since if one were to apply to it real film criticism, then you'd … more
Star Rating: You’d think a film that fuses art house aesthetics with B-movie schlock would be some kind of wacky masterpiece, but in the case of Rubber, it’s a failed experiment. Here is a film that could have worked simply because of its gloriously absurd premise, namely a tire that comes to life and kills people with its telekinetic powers. Outside of the pages of a Stephen King story – most notably “Chattery Teeth,” “The … more
“You had me at hello” Jerry Maguire is probably one of the most endearing movie quotes… Now read the ultimate rejection quote ever! “You’re nothing but a rubber shit” will most likely be my ultimate favorite movie quote in history. The deliverance of this line was pure perfection. Unfortunately for Rubber, this film will not gain an audience for multiple reasons…therefore; … more
15 - 82mins - Comedy/Drama/Horror - 10th November 2010 Now here is a strange and weird one for you to get your teeth into. I saw a trailer for this several months back and although I knew this was going to be no high roller, it intrigued me so much that I just had to watch it. Rubber is all about a tyre named Robert. One day Robert who used to be just like and other inanimate tyre comes into existence and starts rolling around the desert where he discovers that he also has telepathic powers enabling … more
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