Dripping with both style and blood, Lucky Number Slevin is a super cool but surprisingly violent crime caper that takes great pleasure in wrong-footing the audience.
A collection of borrowed ideas makes Automata a visually interesting tale, but not a very memorable one.
Mickey Rourke gives the performance of his career in this surprisingly heart-wrenching tale of an aging professional wrestler.
Fascinating characters abound in this stark, atmospheric interpretation of Thomas Harris’s Red Dragon.
Despite being unsure of its own intentions, The Family is a consistently entertaining action-comedy thanks to an exceptional cast and Luc Besson’s confident direction.
Nothing is safe in this effective but opinion-polarising parody. Team America pokes fun at everything from global stereotypes, to USA’s foreign policy, to anything even slightly left of right-wing politics. It’s an all-out war on political correctness, and its weapon of choice is bad taste. You’ll either be offended or you’ll laugh your arse off.
Part #3 of the 2016 Christmas Countdown.
It’s a testament to Die Hard‘s brilliance that it remains untarnished after so many sub-par sequels. Almost thirty years after its release, John McTiernan’s classic is still regarded as one of the best action movies of all time, and rightly so.