Legend.

Famous for leading London’s East End underbelly for the best part of a decade, the Kray twins have been reasonably prominent in our nation’s cultural conscience ever since. Having already been resurrected for the purposes of the 1990 bio-flick, featuring Gary and Martin Kemp, the Krays once again appear before us in Brian Helgeland’s Legend, … Continue reading

Mad Max: Fury Road.

I’ve allowed myself over a fortnight to digest George Miller’s re-invisioning of his original dystopian franchise. Time away from Mad Max: Fury Road has proved as crucial to my criticism as time spent with it. Nobody will forget their experience of watching Mad Max: Fury Road for the first time; mine having been slightly tainted by the light … Continue reading

The Drop.

Michaël R. Roskam’s second feature film is a broody and simplistic tale that revolves around one bar and two men. ‘Cousin Marv’s’ is a humble bar in the heart of Brooklyn which is often used by local tyrants and mobsters as a drop-off point for their criminal earnings. Whenever their bar is chosen, previous owner … Continue reading