*NEW* WIND RIVER REVIEW *NEW*

Tense. Breath-taking. If a little slow in places. A veteran tracker (Jeremy Renner) helps an inexperienced FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) investigate the murder of a young Native American woman. I love it when you go into a movie not knowing anything. All I had was the endless #WindRiver hashtags filling my Twitter feed. My curiousity … Continue reading *NEW* WIND RIVER REVIEW *NEW*

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*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* THE NICE GUYS REVIEW *NEW*

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, this ain’t. A mismatched pair of private eyes (Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe) investigate the apparent suicide of a porn star in 1970s Los Angeles. From the mad opening sequence of a pornstar crashing her car into a family home, I knew what I was getting myself into. One mad ride. … Continue reading *NEW* THE NICE GUYS REVIEW *NEW*

THE DROP REVIEW

Tom Hardy’s performance certainly got the drop on me. He proves yet again why he is one of the most versatile actors going. So what’s it all about? Bob Saginowski (Hardy) finds himself at the centre of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighbourhood's past where friends, … Continue reading THE DROP REVIEW

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES REVIEW

Or Taken To The Grave? Liam Neeson uses his particular set of skills. No, wait! His acting skills (Remember them?) and his gravelly gravitas for the hardened private eye thrown into the seedy underworld of a 90s New York City. A return to form for the reformed action hero in a suspenseful, if drawn out, … Continue reading A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES REVIEW