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Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008, Kari Skogland)

It feels churlish to sell Kari Skogland’s Fifty Dead Men Walking by describing it as a real life The Departed set in Ireland but that gives a fairly clear idea of what the film is going for. 222 woorden meer

No One Is What They Seem

Last night, my wife and I watched “Stonehearst Asylum”, a 2015 film directed by Brad Anderson (“The Call”, “The Machinist”), based on a short story by Edgar Allan Poe from 1845, “The System Of Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether”. 465 woorden meer


Review: 'Electric Slide'

During an early scene between bank robber Eddie Dodson (Jim Sturgess) and the beautiful girl Pauline (Isabel Lucas) who becomes inexplicably attached to him, she asks him “where are you taking me?” His unusual answer of “I was gonna go to a pawn shop,” resolutely establishes the quirky and off-kilter stylization that maps out the remainder of Tristan Patterson’s… 484 woorden meer


Watch: Kidnapping Mr. Heineken - Alan Smithee Review

Here’s the Alan Smithee review of Kidnapping Mr. Heineken about the real life kidnapping of Freddy Heineken (as in the beer company). Stars Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess and Sam Worthington.

Movie Reviews

Electric Slide - Review (Spoiler Free)

Despite its considerable issues Electric Slide is a nicely stylised and intriguing biopic…

Now I call this a biopic but it does play very fast and loose with the story of salesman turned bank robber Eddie Dodson. 614 woorden meer


Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)

It’s actually borderline impressive how dull Kidnapping Mr. Heineken ends up being. The true story of the capture, ransom and eventual release of beer mogul Freddy Heineken is a harrowing one. 674 woorden meer


BBC Unveils New Stephen Poliakoff Drama 'Close To The Enemy' With All-Star Cast

BBC 2 has announced Stephen Poliakoff’s new six-part drama Close To The Enemy and revealed a stellar cast for the Cold War drama set in a bomb-damaged London hotel in the aftermath of World War II. 264 woorden meer