Tag Archives: Riz Ahmed

Review in Brief: Sound of Metal (2019/20)

SOUND OF METAL will leave you spent, physically, emotionally, and if you can hear, aurally. On the cusp of success, metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed) loses most of his hearing and must reconcile his new life with the help of … Continue reading

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Review: Venom (2018)

VENOM is a bad movie. I shock you, I know. It’s not the worst SPIDER-MAN movie ever, but that’s mostly because Marvel Studios wouldn’t let Sony rent Spidey back for a cameo. The scant lip service they’re allowed to give … Continue reading

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Review: Nightcrawler (2014)

NIGHTCRAWLER skewers the news industry mercilessly, perhaps the most brutal deconstruction of the business since Sidney Lumet’s superlative NETWORK. It’s hard-hitting and often shocking, but it also works as an example of the very murkiest of black comedies. Louis Bloom … Continue reading

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Review: Four Lions (2010)

FOUR LIONS is one of, if not the most daring comedy films of the past decade. It’s the feature┬ádirectorial debut of Chris Morris, and he has transferred his passion for satirising controversial subject matter on the TV incredibly successfully onto … Continue reading

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