Project Type: Crime

Baby Driver

Year: 2017 Directed by: Edgar Wright Starring: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Lily James, Jon Hamm, Eiza Gonzalez Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Odeon’s ‘Screen Unseen’ is a regular event in which the cinema chain hand picks a film for an early screening. In the build up […]

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Year: 2005 Director: Shane Black Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan Written by Rhys Wortham I try to stay away from most buddy cop movies, mainly because they are either cliché or you can see the same thing (usually done better) on a TV cop show. There […]

John Wick: Chapter Two

Year: 2017 Director: Chad Stahelski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose Written by Rhys Wortham Action movies usually get a bad rap, often for being over-the-top with explosion and seeming unrealistic. They tend to go one of two ways; either they feature super scary stunts (think […]

Trespass Against Us

Year: 2017 Director: Adam Smith Starring: Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal Written by Tom Sheffield ‘Trespass Against Us’ is director Adam Smith’s film debut, having previously worked on shows such as ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Skins’, as well as his well-received 2012 documentary ‘The Chemical Brothers: Don’t Think’. […]

Raees

Year: 2017 Director: Rahul Dholakia Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mahira Khan, Atul Kulkarni Written by Nazeer Vawda Only in Bollywood would you find a film that is a serious action thriller, a gangster movie, and a musical all in one, and only in Bollywood would they […]

Live by Night

Year: 2017 Director: Ben Affleck Starring: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Sienna Miller, Robert Glenister, Zoe Saldana Written by Fiona Underhill I have been a big fan of Ben Affleck’s since his collaborations with Kevin Smith in his strongest trio of films; ‘Mallrats’, ‘Chasing Amy’ and ‘Dogma’. […]

Free Fire

Year: 2017 Director: Ben Wheatley Starring: Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Jack Raynor, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley Written by Sarah Buddery As proven with his already impressive slate of films, British director Ben Wheatley has a unique, creative and wonderful vision. With a cast as […]

The Accountant

Year: 2016 Director: Gavin O’Connor Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Cynthia Addai-Robinson Written by Noah Jackson Dear people who think Ben Affleck is still “Ben Afflicted”, think again. After proving himself as an interesting and accomplished director with movies like ‘The Town’, ‘Argo’, and ‘Gone Baby Gone’, […]

The Infiltrator

Year: 2016 Director: Brad Furman Starring: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger Written by Tom Sheffield When I first heard about ‘The Infiltrator’, it ticked all the right boxes. Based on a true story, with Bryan Cranston in the leading role, and 80’s law enforcement undercover investigations. The cast […]

Hell Or High Water

Year: 2016 Director: David Mackenzie Starring: Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham Written by Tom Sheffield ‘Hell or High Water’ has been one of my most anticipated films over the last few months. After what I personally consider to be a fairly disappointing summer of films, I […]

Nerve

Year: 2016 Director(s): Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman Starring: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco Written by Sarah Buddery From one half of the directorial team behind  ‘Catfish’ (2010) – a film highlighting the dark side of online dating – ‘Nerve’ at least promised to be a thoroughly modern thriller, exploring the idea of […]