Lacking Identity, “Out of the Furnace” has Debt to Cinema’s Past

Scott Cooper's second film after the successful Crazy Heart owes too much to films of the past to enjoy its own identity. Yet, the ensemble cast are stellar. Luke Ostler & Simon Evans take a look...

“Captain Phillips” is Multi-Layered & Riveting

Paul Greengrass presents an enthralling, multi-layered depiction of the 2009 real-life hijacking of U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama with typical visual flair & terrific performances from Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi...

Iconic Images: Jaws (1975)

Smile... Chief Brody (Roy Schieder) takes aim at a monster and his own inner demons. This brings Steven Spielberg's sensational thriller Jaws to its explosive conclusion...

“Penthouse North” Fails to Thrill

Michelle Monaghan and Michael Keaton star in this home invasion thriller that has some good moments but ultimately disappoints. Ryan Pollard takes a look...

Poirot At His On-Screen Finest In “Murder On The Orient Express”

Sidney Lumet directs this star-studded adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic novel Murder on the Orient Express with the brilliant Albert Finney in the role of Poirot...

Cold War Tensions Sizzle In “The Fourth Protocol”

Michael Caine and Pierce Brosnan go head to head as East meets West in this cold war thriller based on Frederick Forsyth's book The Fourth Protocol...

Top 10 Hospital Crime Scenes in Film

Sometimes hospitals aren’t the best places to be if you are sick, injured or visiting loved ones. Mark Fraser is prescribing the medicine in Top 10 Hospital Crimes Scenes in Film...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

“Star Trek Into Darkness”: Another Misstep For Director J. J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams again shows why he should stay away from the director's chair & stick to doing what he does best: marketing. Into Darkness threatens to entertain but ultimately fails to deliver...