American Made (2017) Review

2017 has been a tough year for Tom Cruise. Everyone agreed that ‘The Mummy’ was terrible, after Cruise was the one endorsing it so heavily.

But don’t worry! With ‘American Made’ Cruise is back to his absolute best, as the charming and crazy Barry Seal. Based on a true, and insane, story.

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100 Words or Less – Once a Thief

Title – Once a Thief Released – 1991 Director – John Woo Starring – Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung, Cherie Chung, Kenneth Tsang. Review – A ‘crime caper’ by John Woo. Like The Killer or Hard Boiled but with more comedy. Comedy which often fails to translate. But even the failed jokes are hilarious in their own way. Seeing Chow Yun-Fat throwing a baby is funny […]

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The Wire Season 3 Review

“It’s Baltimore, gentlemen; the Gods will not save you.” It was difficult to write this review without giving away at least one major death, but I will write a spoiler free review. This is the season where everything gets political. One police chief starts his own war on drugs, we see the inner workings of […]

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The Wire Season 2 Review

“Where we come from, what we go through, how we go through it; all this shit matters.” From as early on as season 2 of The Wire it’s clear to see that this show is going to be a crime epic. The second season shifts the focus to a completely different side of Baltimore, the port and […]

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The Wire Season 1 Review

“Thin line between heaven and here.” Everyone has heard of The Wire, or at least mostly everyone. It’s usually found sitting atop lists naming “The Greatest TV Shows of All Time”. The best way I’ve heard it described is that “it really is as good as all of your pretentious friends tell you it is.” From […]

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Blackpool (TV Series) Review

It’s gold rush time in Blackpool, and guess who’s shitting golden nuggets? Tucked away in the BBC’s history there is this little show by the name of Blackpool. It’s an offbeat, sometimes hilarious, often dark and occasionally musical hidden gem of a TV show. The main character (but by no means good guy) is Ripley Holden, […]

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