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  • Hard Times

    Hard Times

    ★★½

    Charles Bronson fights people for money. Besides the moral failings of his chosen profession his only other flaw is that he is too invulnerable to be a capable lover.
    The depictions of culture and society in depression era New Orleans are interesting. But, as a whole, Hard Times is dragged down by it's unfeeling protagonist and takes itself too seriously to keep me awake. I fell asleep twice trying to finish it. Zzzz

  • Replicas

    Replicas

    ★★★½

    Never let a plothole get in the way of a ridiculous script

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  • Bacurau

    Bacurau

    ★★★★

    Intriguing and colourful tiny town in Brasil faces a bloody battle against imperialist forces. Great gore. Nuanced and subtly absurd.

  • The Chaser

    The Chaser

    ★★★★½

    'The Chaser' had me immediately hooked with a scenario and a cast of personalities who are at once amusingly colourful and alluringly deep. Our hard-edged protagonist is an ex-detective turned pimp who is between a rock and a hard place when his girls start to go AWOL. In typical Korean fashion the story takes little time in arriving at some disturbing and harrowing scene that had me cringing and squirming in my chair. The remarkable thing about this film is…