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A Walk Among the Tombstones – It sounds far more enticing than it really is

A Walk Among the Tombstones (US/2014) UK Release by Momentum Pictures – 19th September 2014 Directed by Scott Frank Unfortunately, this film leaves no room for curiosity or character insight. Yet, those elements are not entirely necessary for the film to play out in its own confidence as a systematic and noirish thriller. Liam Neeson is hard at home with tough nails, fierce jujitsu skills and ex-cop attire. However, there is no explosive dynamite, but rather a late package that Neeson carries on his shoulders at a steady pace, marking… Read more A Walk Among the Tombstones – It sounds far more enticing than it really is

The Guest – A delicious guilty pleasure

  The Guest – US, 2014 UK Release by Icon Film Distribution – 5th September 2014 Directed by Adam Wingard Brief Synopsis: In what is fundamentally a new spawn of Stoker, a hard-hitting solider fools a family into welcoming him into their home. The rather intense accidents that follow are no coincidence..  One may initially ponder why they bothered to make the effort, but Dan Stevens and the atypical character he plays called David will soon keep you entranced. David, at first, is presented as the lad prototype, the guy who gets… Read more The Guest – A delicious guilty pleasure