Month: September 2012

Killing Them Softly : Review

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDyaNnrgdp4   Based of the George V. Higgins novel Cogan’s Trade, the new film by Andrew Dominik is a fine addition to the crime film genre. Starring Brad Pitt, Dominik’s third feature film is more of an ensemble of great performances with Pitt at his most watchable. Killing Them Softly tells the story of heist of…

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Hope Springs

  Meryl Streep stars as Kay in this unusual relationship comedy as someone stuck in a marriage without physical affection. For years sleeping in separate beds, Kay tries to inject some passion into Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones), who is not in the least interested and prefers to spend the rest of his days watch the…

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The Sweeney

  There is not a lot to be said about The Sweeney, directed by Nick Love, it is an honest attempt at a british action movie that rarely gets made these days. Based on the 70’s television series of the same name. Starring Ray Winstone and Ben Drew as two renegade cops Jack Regan and George Carter,…

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Dredd 3D

  17 years has past since hearts were broken at the sight of Sylvester Stallone without the helmet and missing the point entirely playing the 200AD comic book character Judge Dredd. Since then, time has past, wounds have been healed and with all the comic book adaptations and re-makes, now is as good as time as any.…

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Lawless

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csLbNO5cYSM   Based on the novel “The Wettest Country in the World” by Matt Bondurant, Lawless tells the real life tale of the authors grandfather Jack (Shia LaBeouf) and his two elder brothers Forrest (Tom Hardy)and Howard Bondurant (Jason Clarke). Set in probation era, the three brothers made and sold moonshine to everyone in Franklin…

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Total Recall

  Colin Farrell stars in the new remake of the 80’s Schwarzenegger classic, with out the insane comic book violence. What we have instead, is a more character driven sci-fi fair, witch is different but not as much fun. The story is petty much the same but instead of a mission to Mars, we get…

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