Category: Reviews

Reviews of films and television formats. Short or long.

The Suspect

The Suspect is not an arthouse action movie in the style of A Bittersweet Life (Jee-woon Kim, 2005) or The Man from Nowhere (Jeong-beom...

Heroes Shed No Tears BluRay review

Heroes Shed No Tears

Heroes Shed No Tears (Ying xiong wu lei) is a 1986 actioner by John Woo, and probably among his least well known films. Woo’s...

Underwater

Underwater

One-part Alien another part The Meg, Underwater is a deep-sea thriller: what exactly lives seven miles under the sea—and what business do we have...

Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems

This cautionary tale—even-when-you-win-you’re-still-a-loser—whose focus is gambling addiction and the pathetic, never ending quest for the “big score,” is an unsettling look at the joyless...

Richard Jewell

Under the radar, but vatic, director Clint Eastwood’s latest film takes a look at the falsely accused—and how being falsely accused is, oftentimes, the...

Bombshell

Office-bound and talky, but fascinating for its unvarnished behind-the-scenes look at the goings on at Fox News, Bombshell is a showcase for a cast...

CRIMEWATCH: The Irishman

Director Martin Scorsese has re-assembled a star-studded cast of bad boy screen legends—almost all of whom are now in their seventies (!), and created...

Harriet

It’s strange, sad and telling that the world has had to wait until 2019 to see a big-budget screen adaption of an American hero...