Tag Archives: Tom Hardy

Review: Dunkirk (2017)

Some directors just need to get a film out of their systems. For Steven Spielberg it was SCHINDLER’S LIST, for Christopher Nolan it is surely DUNKIRK. The French coastline, May 1940. With the Allied army surrounded and with the sea … Continue reading

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Review: The Revenant (2015)

I’m one of a rapidly shrinking camp that still thinks that BIRDMAN deserved to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards last year. Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu is an iconoclast out to shake things up in Hollywood by being stylistically … Continue reading

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Review: Legend (2015)

The first time we see Ron Kray, he’s talking animatedly about taking another man’s sausage. Over the two uneasy hours we spend with him he progresses to claiming to be able to see the future, and doesn’t seem to be … Continue reading

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Review: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Here’s an unpopular opinion: I don’t think any of the MAD MAX films are outright classics. They’re influential, yes, and iconic, but not great films. They’re fun distractions. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD comes the closest of the series to top-tier … Continue reading

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Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The filmmaking powerhouse that is Christopher Nolan delivered a fairly satisfying final chapter of his Dark Knight trilogy, even if it’s much easier to pick holes in than his previous two outings with the Caped Crusader. The plot of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES … Continue reading

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