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An American Film Geek's Top Ten of 2017

What an embarrassment. An embarrassment of riches, that is. 2017 had so many excellent, top-tier, wonderful, provocative, enjoyable films, that any given critic's list can't help but be embarrassing for what's not able to be included. I've seen no shortage...

Notes on Streaming: THE PUNISHER, Geysers of Blood, Torture and Violence

After sampling The Punisher, Marvel's latest small-screen series, I shared my reaction on social media: "Unrelenting brutality of Frank Castle + extreme bloodshed through 3 eps. is wearisome." Boy, was I wrong -- I vastly underestimated the capacity for torture...

Review: In Brendan Muldowney's PILGRIMAGE, Faith Is a Weapon

Ireland in the 13th century is an island divided by war and fraught with peril as close as the next turn. An isolated group of Benedictine monks are the keepers of a holy relic when the church in Rome calls...

Jon Bernthal And Imogen Poots Join Jamie Dagg's Thriller SWEET VIRGINIA

Yesterday news cames down the line from Deadline that Jon Bernthal (Daredevil) and Imogen Poots (Green Room) have come on board the new triller Sweet Virginia from Jamie Dagg. Bernthal and Poots will be joined by Christopher Abbott (TV's Girls),...

DAREDEVIL: Jon Bernthal Joins Second Season As The Punisher

The second season of Daredevil on Netflix just got a mighty heft of firepower. News broke not long ago that Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead and Fury) is joining the cast for the second season as The Punisher. The Punisher has...

Edgar Wright's BABY DRIVER Finds Backing With MRC And Working Title

Edgar Wright's got himself a script, a potential leading man, and now he's got himself a big bag of money to actually make the thing. Sounds like we'll be seeing Wright's Baby Driver sooner rather than later.Variety have broken the...

Review: FURY Treads On Unsettled Ground

I found myself liking Fury almost against my best judgment, ignoring some of its overt flaws in favour of enjoying the ride. It might be because I'm a sucker for claustrophobic battle films. It may have been Das Boot...

Review: SNITCH Doesn't Reveal Anything Except Its Good Intentions

A well-meaning but lumbering drama that feels like an extended prologue in search of an action movie, Snitch represents a good-faith attempt by Dwayne Johnson to stretch himself as an actor. Johnson became an action star based on his affable,...