Review: All The Money In The World

Director: Ridley Scott Stars: Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg Though it can't possibly have been the press of his choosing, the hubbub surrounding Kevin Spacey's fall from grace may have provided Ridley Scott with much-needed momentum for his new movie All The Money In The World, an elaboration of a true-life yarn that had been … Continue reading Review: All The Money In The World

Review: Deepwater Horizon

Director: Peter Berg Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich On 20th April 2010 the semi-submersible oil rig from which this film takes it's title suffered a catastrophic failure of systems thanks to corners cut by BP in order to get the site producing as it was 43 days behind schedule. To do this, safety inspections … Continue reading Review: Deepwater Horizon

Review: The Other Guys

***originally written 3 October 2010*** The consistently funny American comedy movie is, really, pretty rare. There just aren't that many of them. There are a whole bunch that come close, or have one particular sequence that sticks in the mind (There's Something About Mary's dog-revival scene for instance), but very few seem to work all … Continue reading Review: The Other Guys