Tag: crime

Friday One Sheet: Bryan Lenning's JOKER

Whatever your feelings about the oddball, glossy-grimy stand-alone Joker -- and people had very strong feelings about either the quality, the nihilism, or the emptiness of Todd Phillips' quasi-remake of Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy as a comic-book origin story -- the...

Now Streaming: BOSCH: LEGACY, Still Searching for Justice

Titus Williver, Madison Lintz and Mimi Rogers star in the L.A. detective show, debuting on the Freeverse streaming service.

John Woo to Reimagine THE KILLER For Peacock/Universal

This was just casually thrown in at the bottom of a general announcement from Peacock today. One of the 'Oh by way' variety, but it's massive news for fans of the golden age of HK cinema, more specifically the Heroic...

CLEAN Blu-ray Giveaway

We've got Blu-rays of Paul Sollet's thriller Clean, starring Adrien Brody, to give away this week!

Review: AMBULANCE, Michael Bay Elevates the Bayhem to Extraordinary Heights

To know Michael Bay is to love and/or hate Michael Bay (the Transformers franchise, Pearl Harbor, Armageddon). Through three decades and 15 culturally impactful films, up to and including his latest, mid-budgeted actioner, Ambulance, a remake of a little-known, 80-minute-long,...

AMBULANCE: Bayhem on Full Display With a Billion Car Wrecks in New Trailer

This new trailer for the action thriller Ambulance is for all you Michael Bay lovers out there.   Everything that Bay does really, really well is well on point here. And now someone gave the director some goddamned drones to...

Review: THE OUTFIT, Twisty Crime-Thriller Never Fails to Impress

Graham Moore has had something of a meteoric rise — if ten years counts as a meteoric rise, that is — as a published author-turned-filmmaker. Beginning with a well-regarded, commercially successful, historical detective novel, The Sherlockian, more than a decade...

SXSW 2022 Review: THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT, Nic Cage Rages As Nick Cage In The Ultimate Meta Fantasy

Nick Cage (Nic Cage) jets off to Mallorca after a series of personal and professional disasters leave him with no other choice than to make an appearance at the birthday party of a wealthy olive baron in exchange for a...

Blu-ray Review: MILLER'S CROSSING, The Lonely, Existential World of Gangsters

Criterion's release of the Coen Brothers' gangster film is a worthy addition to the collection.

Review: DEATH ON THE NILE, More Than Enough Champagne to Fill the Nile

Directed by Kenneth Branagh, who stars as Hercule Poirot, the Agatha Christie adaptation also stars Gal Gadot, Letitia Wright, Sophie Okonedo and Armie Hammer.

Arrow Video Brings The Gems This April, No Foolin'! Shaw Brothers, Eurocrime, Chabrol; 4K HENRY & 12 MONKEYS

Another stellar set of announcements greet me this fine morning from Arrow Video, including a long awaited 4K UHD upgrade, a couple of exciting box sets, some Shaw Brothers magic, and one of the most intense and terrifying movies of...

Arrow Video in February Features LAGUNA AVE, THE SLEEPER MUST AWAKEN And Gareth Evans Selects

Between celebrating the many things that February has to offer make the most of your down time and check out what Arrow has to offer on their video player.    Next month's highlights include David Buchanan's surrealist Laguna Ave and...

March 2022 Arrow Video: You'll Buy These For A Dollar! ROBOCOP 4K UHD Leads Impressive Release Lineup

Arrow Video goes from strength to strength next March with long-requested UHD upgrades and some several other amazing offerings in yet another stunning lineup announcement. Paul Verhoeven's Robocop makes its 4K UHD debut across the US/UK/CA with this new limited...

Review: COWBOY BEBOP, Netflix's Adaptation of Beloved Anime Ignores What Made it Great

Let’s start with the good news.    The good news is that the original Cowboy Bebop anime is available for viewing right now on Netflix.   The bad news? Netflix took everything that was fun and wonderful about the original...

Review: DOUBLE WALKER, An Examined Life, An Uncertain Retribution

The saying goes that there are no atheists in a foxhole. I would probably disagree, but I can see the point, as I could understand anyone perhaps trying to bargain their way out of death, or, at least if they...

SA Horrorfest 2021: Festival Kicks Off Today, Full Lineup Revealed And More

The South African Horrorfest kicked off today in Cape Town, South Africa. Launching a hybrid edition for their 17th edition the fesitval will feature a cool lineup of circuit favorites.    Most of the 30 feature films will be having...

Review: HALLOWEEN KILLS Wants You To Believe It's About Something. It Isn't.

Let's just get this out of the way: Halloween Kills is bad. While there are innumerable factors contributing to whether or not your particular experience of the latest entry in this series is positive or negative, the baseline is that...

NIGHT TEETH Trailer: Netflix's Vampire Horror Aims to Paint a Los Angeles Night Red With Style

To earn some extra cash, quirky college student Benny (Jorge Lendeborg, Jr.) moonlights as a chauffeur for one night. His task: drive two mysterious young women (Debby Ryan and Lucy Fry) around Los Angeles for a night of party hopping....

Review: MALIGNANT, James Wan Makes a Triumphant Return to the Horror Genre

As Captain & Tennille sang in the last century, love will keep us together. Unless, of course, that same love results in not just one bloodbath but two ridiculously over-the-top bloodbaths within the last twenty minutes of horror auteur James...

Review: KATE, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, An Action Star in the Making

Action-thrillers with a revenge twist don’t get more rote or routine than screenwriter Umair Aleem (Extraction) and director Cedric Nicolas-Troyan’s (The Huntsman: Winter's War) first and most likely last collaboration, Kate. Even taking into account Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s fierce, ferocious...