Bone Tomahawk.

S. Craig Zahler bursts onto the scene with his directorial début, Bone Tomahawk. Set in the old West, and centring around a rescue mission, lead by a determined and loyal Sheriff, this is a world of dust, blood and ego. When two citizens are kidnapped by a mysterious and threatening tribe, a devoted husband, an … Continue reading

Deadpool.

At one point in Deadpool there is discussion and commentary over the poop emoji. For those to whom this is unfamiliar, it is just one of the many miniature images that many of us now send to each other, via our smart phones, in the place of dialogue and verbal communication. The emoji in question is … Continue reading

Chronic.

It’s something of a spoiler to say that Michel Franco’s Chronic shares an awful great deal with Uberto Pasolini’s Still Life. Still, it does – and there’s little we can do to get around that fact. David is a nurse who works for an agency. He is assigned to terminally ill patients and cares for them … Continue reading

Trumbo.

Since the film industry was heinously targeted in the 1950s by Joseph McCarthy and his communist witch hunts, it seems only natural that we would make films about it. The latest in this long line of Hollywood blacklist melodramas is Trumbo, directed by Jay Roach. Best known for bringing us the Austin Powers trilogy, Roach … Continue reading