Fracture (2007)

Director: Gregory Hoblit Crime - Drama - Thriller Cast: Ryan Gosling * Anthony Hopkins * Rosamund Pike * David Strahairn * Embeth Davidtz * Billy Burke * A clever film, a cat toying with the mouse comes to mind. The protagonist could have been anyone assigned to prosecute this case of murder, it happened to… Continue reading Fracture (2007)

The Girl on the Train (2016)

Director: Tate Taylor Crime - Drama - Mystery - Thriller Cast: Emily Blunt * Haley Bennett * Rebecca Ferguson * Justin Theroux * Luke Evans * Adapted from Paula Hawkins’ novel of the same name.  We follow an unreliable narrator, Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt), due to her drinking and her delicate emotional state as a… Continue reading The Girl on the Train (2016)

The Hunt (2020)

Director: Craig Zobel Action -  Horror - Satire - Thriller Cast: Betty Gilpin * Hilary Swank * Ike Barinholtz * Wayne Duvall A social media misunderstanding results in 12 people kidnapped and fighting for their life. A satire about the American class system. It kind of bumbled along, it was refreshing to see a female… Continue reading The Hunt (2020)

I Know Kung Fu! … Show Me

There is something spectacular about martial arts films. It was during the 1970s and 1980s, the Asian dominated genre exploded with English dubbed kung fu films being made available to Western audiences, mainly produced by the Shaw Brothers. Since then, we have had the pleasure of many actors leaving Hong Kong cinema to try their… Continue reading I Know Kung Fu! … Show Me

The Films of … Edgar Wright

A series about my favourite directors and their filmography. Edgar Wright is an English filmmaker. He is best known for his satirical and fast paced films, and his use of popular music to fit the scene is sublime. Let's take a look at the films that make him a wonderful director. Edgar Wright A Fistful… Continue reading The Films of … Edgar Wright