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Hostiles (2017)

Posted by Gui on January 5, 2018

Review 133min Genre:       Drama, Western Director:    Scott Cooper Cast:         Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi…and more Writers:     Scott Cooper and Donald E. Stewart -Synopsis- In the post civil war 19th century American frontier, a respected and bigoted army captain and his unit reluctantly escort a tribal chief and his family home to Montana, a dangerous […]

Let the Corpses Tan (2017) (French Language)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 27, 2017

Review 92min Genre:       Crime, Thriller Directors:   Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani Cast:         Marc Barbé, Stéphane Ferrara, Bernie Bonvoisin…and more Writers:     Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani, Jean-Pierre Bastid -Synopsis- When a violent armed gang plans a heist in sunny Southern France and lifts 250 kilograms of gold, they seem to have found the […]

Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 19, 2017

Review 132min Genre:     Action, Crime, Thriller Director:  S. Craig Zahler Cast:       Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter, Don Johnson…and more Writer:    S. Craig Zahler -Synopsis- When a tough but honest ex-criminal gets forced back into his drug-dealing ways, consequence comes knocking as his burgeoning young family is replaced by concrete walls and metal doors—only for a dangerous […]

Blade of the Immortal (2017) (Japanese Language)

Posted by Gui on October 14, 2017

Review 140min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Drama Director:  Takashi Miike Cast:       Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi…and more Writers:   Hiroaki Samura and Tetsuya Oishi -Synopsis- In the hope of regaining his soul and finally achieving inner peace, a skilled but cursed and cranky immortal Samurai agrees to help a young girl avenge her parents, murdered by […]

Mother! (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 15, 2017

Review 121min Genre:     Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:  Darren Aronofsky Cast:       Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris…and more Writer:    Darren Aronofsky -Synopsis- A married couple’s idyllic and quiet rural life is thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a couple of mysterious uninvited house guests, causing an existential shift in the husband while leaving the […]

The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 16, 2017

Review 118min Genre:       Action, Comedy, Crime Director:    Patrick Hughes Cast:         Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman…and more Writer:      Tom O’Connor -Synopsis- When an elite bodyguard gets an unwanted new assignment—protecting a former rival and veteran hitman who will testify against a brutal dictator in The Hague—he must put aside resentments and personality clashes to […]

Atomic Blonde (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 11, 2017

Review 115min Genre:       Action, Mystery, Thriller Director:    David Leitch Cast:         Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman…and more Writers:     Kurt Johnstad, Antony Johnston and Sam Hart -Synopsis- With undercover agents being eliminated and Western intelligence under threat at the end of the cold war, an MI6 super-spy is sent to Berlin to recover a valuable intelligence […]

Baby Driver (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 26, 2017

Review 113min Genre:       Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller Director:    Edgar Wright Cast:         Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey…and more Writer:      Edgar Wright -Synopsis- A gifted but damaged young getaway driver for a ruthless crime boss struggles to break the shackles of his criminal life, after becoming caught between a blossoming romance and his commitment to one […]

Raw (2017) (French Language)

Posted by Gui on April 9, 2017

Review 99min Genre:     Drama, Horror Director:  Julia Ducournau Cast:       Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella…and more Writer:    Julia Ducournau -Synopsis- A young, French vegetarian veterinary student undergoes an extreme transformation after her formative and alarming college experiences, unleashing disturbing carnal proclivities and a dark penchant for flesh in this stylistic and provocative indie directorial […]

Free Fire (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 28, 2017

Review 90min Genre:       Action, Comedy, Crime Director:    Ben Wheatley Cast:         Cillian Murphy, Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley…and more Writers:     Amy Jump and Ben Wheatley -Synopsis- Writer/director Ben Wheatley’s riotous mix of comedy and violence featuring an ensemble cast and set in a Boston warehouse in the late 1970s, where an arms deal gone wrong turns into […]

Elle (2016) (French Language)

Posted by Gui on March 6, 2017

Review 130min Genre:     Drama, Mystery, Thriller Director:  Paul Verhoeven Cast:       Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny…and more Writers:   David Birke, Philippe Djian and Harold Manning -Synopsis- Isabelle Huppert stars a successful and uncompromising video-game company boss who engages in a dangerous game with the masked stranger who sexually assaulted her at home, exposing the disturbing […]

Logan (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 4, 2017

Review 137min Genre:       Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi Director:    James Mangold Cast:         Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen…and more Writers:     James Mangold , Scott Frank and Michael Green -Synopsis- In a bleak future where mutant-kind is almost extinct and a shadowy organisation led by a ruthless individual threatens what’s left; a fading ‘Professor’ X must […]

Moonlight (2016)

Posted by Gui on February 17, 2017

Review 111min Genre:       Drama Director:    Barry Jenkins Cast:         Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Naomie Harris…and more Writers:     Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney -Synopsis- Barry Jenkins writes and directs a chronicle of the life of a young gay black man in modern America, as he struggles to come to terms with his sexuality and a rough […]

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Posted by Gui on January 26, 2017

Review 139min Genre:       Fact-based, Drama, War Director:    Mel Gibson Cast:         Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Teresa Palmer…more Writers:     Robert Schenkkan and Andrew Knight -Synopsis- Mel Gibson returns to the director’s chair after a 10 year absence for a biographical drama about Desmond Doss; a World War II hero, Seventh-day Adventist and combat medic who refused to […]

Split (2017)

Posted by Gui on January 21, 2017

Review 117min Genre:       Horror, Thriller Director:    M. Night Shyamalan Cast:         James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson…more Writer:      M. Night Shyamalan -Synopsis- When three teenage girls are kidnapped and held captive by a troubled man with 23 distinct personalities, they must find a way to escape before his most fearsome incarnation is born in this […]

The Wailing (2016) (Korean Language)

Posted by Gui on November 24, 2016

Review 156min Genre:      Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:   Hong-jin Na Cast:        Do Won Kwak, Jun Kunimura, Woo-hee Chun…and more Writer:     Hong-jin Na -Synopsis- When a series of grisly murders and a related mysterious sickness devastate an unsuspecting modern-day South Korean village; an inept and comically cowardly local cop must unravel the mystery of the dark […]

The Accountant (2016)

Posted by Gui on November 1, 2016

Review 128min Genre:       Action, Crime, Thriller Director:    Gavin O’Connor Cast:         Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons…and more Writer:      Bill Dubuque -Synopsis- Ben Affleck stars as a mysterious and gifted but obsessive and neurologically challenged forensic accountant, who “creatively” manages the books for criminal organizations… and moonlights as an assassin, but his latest job puts him […]

Train to Busan (2016) (Korean Language)

Posted by Gui on October 28, 2016

Review 118min Genre:      Action, Horror, Thriller Director:   Sang-ho Yeon Cast:        Yoo Gong, Soo-an Kim, Yu-mi Jeong…and more Writer:     Sang-ho Yeon -Synopsis- The passengers on a high-speed South Korean train are inadvertently caught up in a “Zombie” apocalypse when a virulent virus quickly spreads across the country; but far from their coffin, the train proves their […]

Brimstone (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 23, 2016

148min Genre:       Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western Director:    Martin Koolhoven Cast:         Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Carice van Houten…and more Writer:      Martin Koolhoven -Synopsis- Dakota Fanning stars in the 19th century American frontier tale of a young mute mother, whose life is thrown into turmoil by the appearance of a commanding and sinister reverend in her small […]

The Birth of a Nation (2016)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 12, 2016

120min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   Nate Parker Cast:        Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King…and more Writers:    Nate Parker and Jean McGianni Celestin -Synopsis- Nate Parker writes, directs and stars in a biographical drama about the life of Nat Turner; an early 19th century slave and preacher in the antebellum south, who led a violent […]

Down Under (2016)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 6, 2016

90min Genre:       Comedy, Drama Director:    Abe Forsythe Cast:         Lincoln Younes, Rahel Romahn, Alexander England…more Writer:      Abe Forsythe -Synopsis- In the aftermath of the 2005 race riots in the “Cronulla” suburb of Sydney; fuelled by fear and hatred, a misfit group of vengeful Lebanese-Australians are on a collision course with a motley crew of white working-class […]

Blood Father (2016)

Posted by Gui on October 4, 2016

Review 88min Genre:      Action, Crime, Thriller Director:   Jean-François Richet Cast:        Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna…and more Writers:    Peter Craig and Andrea Berloff -Synopsis- Mel Gibson stars as a tough ex-con tattoo artist who goes on the run with his estranged daughter, a rebellious teen-turned gangster arm-candy, to protect her from from dangerous drug dealers […]

Free State of Jones (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 29, 2016

Review 140min Genre:       Fact-based, Drama Director:    Gary Ross Cast:         Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali… Writers:     Leonard Hartman and Gary Ross -Synopsis- Biographical drama set during the American civil war starring Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight; a southern army soldier-turned-deserter who formed a small army and free society of fellow confederate deserters and runaway slaves, […]

The Girl With All the Gifts (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 22, 2016

Review 111min Genre:       Drama, Horror, Thriller Director:    Colm McCarthy Cast:         Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine…and more Writer:      Mike Carey -Synopsis- In a dystopian future where most of humanity is wiped out by a fungal infection which turns people into mindless cannibals; a group of surviving British scientists and soldiers embark on a dangerous journey […]

Don’t Breathe (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 10, 2016

Review 88min Genre:       Horror, Thriller Director:    Fede Alvarez Cast:         Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette…and more Writers:     Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues -Synopsis- A plan to burgle the house of a blind older man in desolate Detroit becomes the worst idea ever, as the dream of escaping their town for a better life soon becomes […]

Keanu (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 13, 2016

Review 100min Genre:       Action, Comedy Director:    Peter Atencio Cast:         Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Tiffany Haddish…more Writers:     Jordan Peele, Alex Rubens -Synopsis- A pair of straight-laced cousins go undercover as dangerous thugs to rescue their kidnapped kitten from a menacing street gang in this fish-out-of-water action/comedy of stereotypes, a film debut for American superstar comedy duo Key […]

The Neon Demon (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 9, 2016

Review 117min Genre:     Drama, Horror, Thriller Director:  Nicolas Winding Refn Cast:       Elle Fanning, Abbey Lee, Jena Malone…and more Writers:   Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws and Polly Stenham -Synopsis- Writer/director Nicolas Winding Refn applies his aesthetic stylings to a gruesome story about our vapid modern society’s obsession with youth and beauty, starring Elle Fanning as a […]

The Nice Guys (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 1, 2016

Review 116min Genre:        Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery Director:     Shane Black Cast:          Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Angourie Rice…and more Writers:      Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi -Synopsis- In late 1970s Los Angeles; a sleazy private investigator and a gruff enforcer team up on a mysterious missing persons case, only to get caught up in a dangerous criminal […]

Suburra (2015) (Italian Language)

Posted by Gui on May 12, 2016

Review 130min Genre:      Crime, Drama Director:   Stefano Sollima Cast:        Pierfrancesco Favino, Greta Scarano, Alessandro Borghi…more Writers:    Giancarlo De Cataldo, Carlo Bonini, Stefano Rulli… and more -Synopsis- In recession-hit politically unstable 2011 Italy; the worlds of politicians, crime families and the Catholic church collide as the dream of building a “Las Vegas” on the shores of […]

Green Room (2016)

Posted by Gui on May 11, 2016

Review 95min Genre:      Horror, Thriller Director:   Jeremy Saulnier Cast:        Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart…and more Writer:     Jeremy Saulnier -Synopsis- A young underground punk band’s gig at a remote rural Oregon Roadhouse turns into a brutal nightmare after they witness a murder; hunted by the club’s skinhead patrons and their ruthless leader, our “heroes” struggle […]

Hardcore Henry (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 10, 2016

Review 96min Genre:      Action, Sci-fi Director:   Ilya Naishuller Cast:        Sharlto Copley, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky…and more Writers:    Ilya Naishuller, Will Stewart -Synopsis- Brazen and violent video game style first-person action film placing the audience in the role of “Henry”; a resurrected cyborg operative with memory loss who’s on a mission to rescue his wife from […]

High-Rise (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 20, 2016

Review 119min Genre:       Drama, Sci-fi Director:    Ben Wheatley Cast:         Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller…and more Writers:     J.G. Ballard & Amy Jump -Synopsis- A young doctor movies into a state-of-the-art London high-rise building, the pinnacle of modern British living, where residents live within a rigid hierarchy and fractured class system. But when the building fails […]

The Witch (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 12, 2016

Review 93min Genre:       Horror, Drama, Mystery Director:    Robert Eggers Cast:         Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie…and more Writer:      Robert Eggers -Synopsis- In the search for a more pious existence, a family of 17th century puritanical English settlers leave their plantation for the isolation of rural New England, but dark forces in the woods will […]

Grimsby (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 24, 2016

Review 83min Genre:      Action, Comedy Director:   Louis Leterrier Cast:        Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Penélope Cruz…and more Writers:    Sacha Baron Cohen, Phil Johnston & Peter Baynham -Synopsis- An abandoned orphan turned British super spy is forced to join forces with his estranged, hapless, football hooligan older brother to stop a global terrorist plot in this […]

Bone Tomahawk (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 21, 2016

Review 132min Genre:     Western, Horror Director:  S. Craig Zahler Cast:       Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox…and more Writer:    S. Craig Zahler -Synopsis- Following a mysterious kidnapping in small-town old American west, a group of townsfolk form a posse to track down the cave-dwelling savages that took their people in this unique western/horror/drama indie from 1st […]

Triple 9 (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 20, 2016

Review 115min Genre:       Crime, Action, Thriller Director:    John Hillcoat Cast:         Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Kate Winslet…and more Writer:      Matt Cook -Synopsis- A skilled armed robbery crew of ex-mercenaries and dirty cops is blackmailed by a brutal Russian crime boss into pulling a dangerous heist, but as a plan to kill a cop to create a […]

Deadpool (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 11, 2016

Review 108min Genre:      Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:   Tim Miller Cast:        Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller…and more Writers:    Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Rob Liefeld… and more -Synopsis- In an effort to cure his terminal cancer, a mercenary volunteers for an experimental procedure that nearly destroys him but also leaves him with superhuman abilities, armed […]

Top 5 Realistic Movie Boxers

Posted by Gui on January 13, 2016

To celebrate Friday’s release of Ryan Coogler’s ‘Rocky’ boxing drama spin-off ‘Creed’ starring Michael B. Jordan, we break down our top 5 movie performances from actors who have clearly studied the sweet pugilistic science, in films that represent the sport accurately so classic ‘Rocky’ films are out of the running… and we’re not interested in actual […]

The Hateful Eight (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 8, 2016

Review 186min Genre:      Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Western Director:   Quentin Tarantino Cast:        Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Samuel L. Jackson…more Writer:     Quentin Tarantino -Synopsis- In the cold post civil war American frontier, a hardened bounty-hunter and his prisoner are joined by extra passengers as they head for an isolated lodge to escape a fierce blizzard, […]

Beasts of No Nation (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 23, 2015

Review 137min Genre:      Drama, War Director:   Cary Joji Fukunaga Cast:        Abraham Attah, Idris Elba, Kurt Egyiawan…and more Writers:    Cary Joji Fukunaga, Uzodinma Iweala -Synopsis- In an unspecified war-torn African country, a young boy’s life is plunged into chaos when his family is destroyed by the army and he’s driven into the hands of a rebel […]