Review: Night Hunter

Director: David Raymond Stars: Alexandra Daddario, Henry Cavill, Ben Kingsley Looking for all the world as though Oscar Isaac said, "No", Henry Cavill stars here in a criminally uninspired throwback to the 90's glut of po-faced serial killer thrillers. He plays tough, uncompromising Lt. Marshall; an angry tower of a man, grumpily waving his gun … Continue reading Review: Night Hunter

Review: Spotlight

Appearing like an act of contrition following calamitous Adam Sandler vehicle The Cobbler last year, Tom McCarthy's latest directorial offering is as austere a movie as we're likely to get this awards season outside of The Danish Girl. Working with production company Anonymous Content (who, by no coincidence were behind HBO's The Wire in which McCarthy starred), Spotlight accounts … Continue reading Review: Spotlight

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (there's a mouthful), directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence, presents a rare problem to the casual movie reviewer, in that it's director and star share the same last name. It's customary in this sort of work to refer to everyone by their surnames after the first … Continue reading Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1