ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD REVIEW

All in the money in the world can’t hide how mediocre this crime biopic really was. The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom. A glorious opening sequence (encapsulated by Dariusz Wolski’s … Continue reading ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD REVIEW

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*NEW* LOGAN LUCKY REVIEW *NEW*

Is this really the movie that drew Soderbergh out of "retirement"? Meh. Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Ocean Eleven goes Deep South. This had all the Soderbergh traits. The dry humour, the stylish look, the crazy characters. I enjoyed the Ocean movies BUT always felt … Continue reading *NEW* LOGAN LUCKY REVIEW *NEW*

*NEW* AMERICAN MADE REVIEW *NEW*

Poorly made? Or silly fun? A pilot (Tom Cruise) lands work for the CIA and the cartel as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. Imagine if Pablo Escobar hired Top Gun's Maverick to export his drugs and you're pretty much there. Cruise does just enough to make this mad biopic entertaining. I … Continue reading *NEW* AMERICAN MADE REVIEW *NEW*

*NEW* LIVE BY NIGHT REVIEW *NEW*

Alright, alright. The pace may have been a killer and we might have seen it all before BUT Affleck’s crime caper still packs a punch. A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan. The opening 20 minutes didn't mess … Continue reading *NEW* LIVE BY NIGHT REVIEW *NEW*

*NEW* THE INFILTRATOR REVIEW *NEW*

Terrible title for a terrible movie. Not even Heisenberg could save this cold and disjointed crime thriller. Watch Narcos instead. A U.S. Customs official (Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad) uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. A meandering and uninteresting crime biopic. Shame. Let's start with the positives (That will be … Continue reading *NEW* THE INFILTRATOR REVIEW *NEW*

*NEW* HELL OR HIGH WATER REVIEW *NEW*

Best film of the year? Hardly BUT this is still one well crafted and brilliantly acted crime thriller. Yee-ha! A divorced dad (Chris Pine) and his ex-con brother (Ben Foster) resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas. A gripping opener certainly set the tone with the amateurish … Continue reading *NEW* HELL OR HIGH WATER REVIEW *NEW*

*NEW* BLACK MASS REVIEW *NEW*

A massive mistake for Depp? Another black mark to put against his flailing filmography? There's only one way to find out. The true story of Whitey Bulger (Johnny Depp), the brother of a state senator (Benedict Cumberbatch) and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to … Continue reading *NEW* BLACK MASS REVIEW *NEW*