After 2005’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and 2013’s Iron Man 3, Shane Black’s directorial hot-streak continues with The Nice Guys (Icon).
Sex, Leins & Videotape
Rabid Dogs (Metrodome) is a French remake of the cult Mario Bava movie of the same name (made in 1974, but not released until 1998), courtesy of first-time director Eric Hannezo. After a violent bank heist goes haywire, a posse of gun-toting criminals drag their hostages -a young woman (Virginie Ledoyen, The Beach), a father […]
Brutal Brit-grit, electronica-fuelled Euro-crime and Nicolas Cage nuttiness are all on the agenda in this week’s DVD round-up. After testifying against her abusive father, Shelly (Lauren McQueen, Ordinary Lies), finds herself rehoused on a downtrodden Liverpool sink estate, with her volatile older brother Andy (Derek Barr) and her vulnerable younger brother Jerome (Callum King Chadwick). […]
Tom Leins takes a look at High-Rise, Forsaken, The Booth at the End, Dicte and Blood Orange in his reviews of DVDs
Arresting Swedish drama The Here After (Soda) tells the story of John (played by teen pop star Ulrik Munther), who has just been released from a juvenile detention centre for an unspecified crime. Rather than move to another town, John returns to his rural family home to stay with his conflicted father (Mats Blomgren) and […]