Review: King of Thieves (2018) – A Heist Hardly Worth Watching

For those of you that live outside the U.K. it may be hard to comprehend why the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit burglary in 2015 struck such a cord with the British psyche. … Continue reading Review: King of Thieves (2018) – A Heist Hardly Worth Watching

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Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – Breathtaking Espionage That Doesn’t Quite Top Previous Missions

You know, when someone told me that the first Mission: Impossible movie was directed by Brian De Palma, I immediately dismissed them as mistaken. How could someone like De Palma, … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – Breathtaking Espionage That Doesn’t Quite Top Previous Missions

Review: Ocean’s 8 (2018) – A Ho Hum Heist With A Captivating Cast

I’m still in two minds about the whole “all-female” reboots that Hollywood has suddenly got a hankering for. On the one hand, it’s great that more female-led properties are on … Continue reading Review: Ocean’s 8 (2018) – A Ho Hum Heist With A Captivating Cast

Review: Hell or High Water (2016) – An Old School Western Through A Modern Lens

A new entry into the Western/Crime genre, my hopes for Hell or High Water (HOHW) were about as high as my anticipation for my annual rectal exam. Fortunately my closed … Continue reading Review: Hell or High Water (2016) – An Old School Western Through A Modern Lens