I’m not a Tarantino fan. While Reservoir Dogs (to name a move completely at random) was a great film, I did not like it. It’s not my genre. I tell you this for the sake of context – I’m not the correct person to watch or like a movie like Free Fire. So if at times during this review I come across as unduly critical or harsh, that’s probably only because Free Fire wasn’t a campy homoerotic sci-fi thriller/comedy (like if Magic Mike and Guardians of the Galaxy had a baby and it was also a musical) Continue reading Free Fire: An Object Lesson in The Value of Professionalism; This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things (Review)
Action-comedy is a genre that walks a fine line; too far in one direction and the other can falter. The result is either a funny movie with some action or an action movie with some cheesy one liners. Recent movies like Kingsmen: The Secret Service or Kick-Ass are prime examples of the perfect blend of entertaining action and hearty laughs. That sometimes can work or be a misfire, but those elements culminate in a perfect blend for Ben Wheatley’s latest directorial effort Free Fire. Continue reading Free Fire: Reminiscent of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs [Review]
On Wednesday, Warner Brothers dropped the official trailer for Dunkirk, director Christopher Nolan’s next movie. While it showed plenty of drama and action sequences around the historic evacuation, it didn’t necessarily give anything away (not shocking considering it’s coming from Nolan, who is all about teases). Personally, I think the trailer is great, but I’ve talked to more than a handful of people who came away unimpressed with the first full trailer.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and writer/director Christopher Nolan comes the true story war film Dunkirk. Starring Fionn Whitehead, Jack Lowden, Aneurin Barnard, Harry Styles, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, James D’Arcy and Tom Hardy. The film which was shot with IMAX cameras will open theatrically on July 21, 2017. Continue reading Dunkirk Trailer Reveals Christopher Nolan’s Stunning True War Story
What a tremendous year of television – once again. We finally surged past the source material on Game of Thrones in show-stopping fashion, we discovered in horrific detail who Negan beat to death and although Banshee came to a close, showrunner Greg Yaitanes came up with the thrilling sleeper hit of 2016 – a hitman thriller named Quarry. Continue reading The Top 10 TV Shows of 2016: Game of Thrones, Quarry & Peaky Blinders
From the BBC TWO and creator Steven Knight comes the period crime drama Peaky Blinders. Starring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Joe Cole, Finn Cole, Sophie Rundle and Tom Hardy, the third series has concluded and is available to stream on Netflix while series four and five are in the works.
From the BBC TWO and creator Steven Knight comes the period crime drama Peaky Blinders. Starring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Joe Cole, Finn Cole, Sophie Rundle and Tom Hardy, the series is currently airing it’s third series.