Tag Archives: Spy Film

Review: The Incredibles (2004)

Can you believe THE INCREDIBLES came out fourteen years ago? For millennials like me, that kind of thought makes us feel old. It’s a film that still holds up despite how much further on animation has come, this vibrant superhero-spy-family-sitcom … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Our Kind of Traitor (2016)

OUR KIND OF TRAITOR has a series of stunningly pretty images to open with: sparkling snowscapes, dappled sunlight, a slow-motion ballet performance. Even the death that follows this montage is beautifully composed, as horrible as the act remains. The visual … Continue reading

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Review: Spectre (2015)

From the moment we see the gun barrel sequence back in its rightful place right after the studio logos, SPECTRE makes its intention clear – we are firmly back to formula. Following revelations made at his childhood home, James Bond … Continue reading

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Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

2015 has been a busy year for the spy genre. Between the anarchic KINGSMAN, the thrilling MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, and the much-hyped SPECTRE lurking round the corner,  THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. had it all to prove. Guy Ritchie is in the … Continue reading

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Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014/15)

Matthew Vaughn has delivered another very enjoyable action-comedy that never quite reconciles certain tonal dissidences, but makes up for it with energy, style and confidence in abundance. Eggsy (Taron Egerton) has a tough life. His dad died when he was … Continue reading

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