100 Words or Less – In Bruges

Title – In Bruges Released – 2008 Director – Martin McDonagh Starring – Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes. Review – In Bruges is a black-comedy thriller from playwright Martin McDonagh. Two hitmen hide out in Bruges (Belgium) after a job gone awry. Advertised as more of a comedy, it’s much darker than it first appears and gives Colin Farrell plenty of […]

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100 Words or Less – Three Kings

Title – Three Kings Released – 1999 Director – David O. Russell Starring – George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze Review – Directed by the nicest man in Hollywood, Three Kings concerns a group of soldiers as they hunt for Saddam’s gold. The film is darkly funny and a hell of a lot cleverer than most war movies while also containing […]

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The King of Comedy (1983) Review

“Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.” What’s the best Martin Scorsese film? Ask a random assortment of people and they might say Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas etc. But almost nobody mentions The King of Comedy.  I have no idea why this is; The King of Comedy is a near masterpiece […]

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