Posts Tagged ‘hard boiled’

Ryan Gosling (Driver), Carey Mulligan (Irene), Bryan Cranston (Shannon), Albert Brooks (Bernie Rose). Screenplay by Hossein Amini. Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Rating: 18. Running time: 100 minutes. You will no doubt be surprised to learn that what looks like an average action-packed B-movie is in fact getting some serious hype amongst critics. With the […]


Sylvester Stallone (Barney Ross), Jason Statham (Lee Christmas), Jet Li (Ying Yang), Dolph Lundgren (Gunner Jensen), Randy Couture (Toll Road), Steve Austin (Paine), Mickey Rourke (Tool), Arnold Schwarzenegger (Trench), Bruce Willis (Mr. Church). Screenplay by David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone. Directed by Sylvester Stallone. Rating: 15. Running time: 103 minutes. Oh dear. What a complete […]


Yun-Fat Chow (Tequila), Tony Leung Chiu Wai (Alan), Philip Kwok (Mad Dog), Philip Chan (Pang), Wei Tung (Foxy), Hoi-Shan Kwan (Mr. Hoi). Screenplay by Barry Wong. Directed by John Woo. Rating: 18. Running time: 128 minutes. Get me a thesaurus, because the two most apt adjectives that spring to mind here – ridiculous and outrageous […]