*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*

Advertisements

FOCUS REVIEW

The Fresh Prince does an American Hustle and it’s just as you expect. Watchable but hardly memorable. The allure of Margot Robbie almost made me lose my critical focus and the fact that beneath its easy going and glossy surface, there isn't a lot going on here. So what’s it all about? Well this is … Continue reading FOCUS REVIEW

PLASTIC REVIEW

Surprisingly watchable and entertaining. Hardly original or groundbreaking. Pretty much a darker Hustled up Hollyoaks hybrid but with a likeable and talented young British cast, I can think of worst ways to kill 90-odd minutes. I went in expecting the worst and was relieved. A watchable easygoing crime caper, even if the end result is … Continue reading PLASTIC REVIEW

AMERICAN HUSTLE REVIEW

A great ensemble could only hustle my attention away from the messy story and lengthy pace for so long. A mixed bag, to say the least. A con man, Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper), … Continue reading AMERICAN HUSTLE REVIEW