Film of the Month – August

July was an excellent month at the cinema, and whilst there weren’t as many strong releases in August, here are the 3 that I enjoyed the most. 3. The Keeper of Lost Causes… Continue reading

The Keeper of Lost Causes

Police inspector Carl Mørck is put in charge of a department of cold cases, joined only by his assistant, Assad. They dig into a case about a disappeared woman. A Scandinavian crime thriller… Continue reading

Burn After Reading

A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it. Despite a great cast and a farcical set up,… Continue reading

Mystery Road

An indigenous detective returns to the Outback to investigate the murder of a young girl. ‘Mystery Road‘ is a modern day western set in the Australian outback following a local detective as he… Continue reading

The Congress

An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn’t consider. ‘The Congress’, Ari Folman’s follow up to the critically acclaimed ‘Waltz With… Continue reading

Lucy

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. The latest from Luc Besson is an action thriller… Continue reading

Two Days, One Night

Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up… Continue reading

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Some of Sin City’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants. The sequel to 2005’s ‘Sin City’ is another similar trip into the noirish hell of Basin… Continue reading

No Country for Old Men

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. ‘No Country for Old Men‘ is the… Continue reading

The Rover

10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his only possession, his car. Along the way, he captures one of the thieves’ brother, and the duo… Continue reading

Blood Ties

Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s. ‘Blood Ties’ has a great cast, a talented director (Guillaume Canet, of the magnificent French… Continue reading

The Golden Dream

A road movie about teenage Guatemalan immigrants and their journey to the U.S. I knew very little about this film before seeing it, other than its basic plot – 3 teenagers set out… Continue reading