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Bone Tomahawk REVIEW

Bone Tomahawk REVIEW
Director: S. Craig Zahler Starring: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, Lili Simmons, David Arquette Cert: 18 Running time: 132 minutes Imagine if the leads of The Searchers suddenly rode onto the set of The Hills Have Eyes. That’s the scenario in Bone Tomahawk. While there aren’t that many films that dabble in the western-horror sub-genre, those that do tend to be trashy B-movies. Bone Tomahawk excels by taking... 

Killing Them Softly Review – Is Brad bad?

Killing Them Softly Review – Is Brad bad?
Directed by Andrew Dominik Starring Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, James Gandolfini, Ben Mendelsohn and Scoot McNairy Is Brad bad? The answer is YES, but in a good way. Brad Pitt plays the scary hit man Jackie Cogan in Andrew Dominik’s dark crime comedy Killing Them Softly. Pitt is excellent and despite his reputation as a heartthrob, his portrayal of Cogan clearly demonstrates his versatility as an actor. In the same vein as Javier Bardam... 

Tom Cruise has “nothing to lose” in Jack Reacher Trailer

Tom Cruise has “nothing to lose” in Jack Reacher Trailer
With the current news about Tom Cruise being largely dominated by his wife Katie Holmes filing for divorce, Paramount have been helping bring the focus back to the movies, launching the first trailer to Cruise’s upcoming film, Jack Reacher. Based on Lee Child’s successful series of novels, Jack Reacher is a former US military police major, a character who is somewhat off the grid yet travels across America righting wrongs. Come August, there... 

The Cabin in the Woods review

The Cabin in the Woods review
The Cabin in the Woods is quite a hard film to review. From Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon, it’s the kind of horror film that attempts to show up the big boys by having some kind of surprise stuffed down its pants, and talking about it would only ruin what’s in store. So the less you know, the more you’ll end up saying ‘What the f…’ The simplistic set-up has five friends deciding to take a trip to a secluded cabin in the woods. There’s... 

Review: Friends With Benefits

Review: Friends With Benefits
Friends With Benefits is one of those strange comedies which doesn’t quite know what it wants to be but actually benefits from it as it finds new ground. For the set up, we are given a raunchy sex comedy with the now obligatory celebrity cameos (an amusing Shaun White, Masi Oka, Emma Stone, Andy Samberg) which have become a staple of films where people say exaggerated versions of what they’re really thinking – “I’m whispering... 
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