Free Fire (2017)

  Released: April 21, 2017. Directed by: Ben Wheatley. Starring: Cillian Murphy, Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson. Runtime: 1hr. 30 min. I actually saw this at the Toronto International Film Festival last year (on Sept. 9, 2016), and this is a revised review I wrote in mid-September. I didn't post this because I was a bad blogger back … Continue reading Free Fire (2017)

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

Released: November 8, 2013. Directed by: Steve McQueen. Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch. Runtime: 134 min. Imagine you're at home enjoying your life as a free black man in upstate New York. Your beautiful wife and kids go away for two weekends, and when two men approach you with an opportunity to make … Continue reading 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Little Nicky (2000)

Released: November 10, 2000. Directed by: Steven Brill. Starring: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Rhys Ifans. Runtime: 90 min. I'm not sure why I give Dennis Dugan a hard time as a director. It isn't that he's a poor director; it's just that the movies he directs are usually brought down its poor writing. But Steven … Continue reading Little Nicky (2000)

The Lone Ranger (2013)

Release Date: July 3, 2013 Director: Gore Verbinski Stars: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner Runtime: 149 min Do you remember the days of your childhood when you'd invite some friends over, and play a good old game of Cops and Robbers? Or maybe you played Cowboys and Indians. Either way, it's the same thing. … Continue reading The Lone Ranger (2013)

Django Unchained (2012)

Django Unchained Release Date: December 25, 2012 Director: Quentin Tarantino Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio Runtime: 165 min Tagline: Life, liberty and the pursuit of vengeance Quentin Tarantino has brought us many great films like Pulp Fiction, the two Kill Bill films, Inglourious Basterds, and now, he has given us the extraordinary Django … Continue reading Django Unchained (2012)

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Seven Psychopaths Release Date: October 12, 2012 Director: Martin McDonagh Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell Runtime: 110 min Tagline: They won't take any Shih Tzu Marty (Colin Farrell) is a struggling writer trying to write up a screenplay entitled 'Seven Psychopaths'. He doesn't really know how to start it out, and is struggling … Continue reading Seven Psychopaths (2012)