Review: “Extreme Measures” – An Efficient Potpourri Of Twists, Red Herrings & Everyman Peril

Hugh Grant was trying to find his feet in Hollywood when Extreme Measures was released around the time of his infamous arrest on Sunset Boulevard by the vice squad...

Review: Marlene Dietrich Is In Complete Control Of Her Gifts In “Shanghai Express”

Shanghai Express feels fully realised rather than merely being a veiled star vehicle for Dietrich..,
Posted On 23 Aug 2019

Review: “Dragged Across Concrete” May Well Be S. Craig Zahler’s Best Work Yet

Apprehension derived from the unexpected opens us up to S. Craig Zahler’s distinctly unpredictable storytelling...

Review: “Absolution” – A Strangely Muted Affair

Burton remains magnetic throughout while the supporting cast of younger actors hold their own against him...
Posted On 11 Aug 2019

Review: “Steel Country” – Atmospheric, Uncomfortable, Tension-Filled

Steel Country is atmospheric, uncomfortable and contains an underlying tinderbox tension throughout...
Posted On 11 Aug 2019

Review: “A Dandy In Aspic” Needs Modified Recipe

Mark Fraser laments a squandered opportunity...
Posted On 03 Aug 2019

Review: Bernard Hill Ensures “Bellman And True” Has Reason To Be Remembered

Bernard Hill's combination of everyman defiance and nagging melancholy puts his performance alongside the powerhouse turn of Bob Hoskins in Mona Lisa...

Review: “Cold Pursuit” Never Hots Up

If one of your henchmen is called Speedo then you know it’s time to get that birch branch out and start thrashing the screenwriter...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019