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  • The Fate of the Furious

    The Fate of the Furious

    ★★★½

    Stupid film.
    Stupid plot.
    Stupid waste of a good cast.

    Stupid. Stupid. Stupid.

    And stupid of me to have enjoyed it.

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★

    Head Shots! Part Deux.

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  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    ★★★★

    Tense, harrowing story of a jewellery shop heist that goes badly, bloodily wrong.

    Terrific ensemble cast and expert direction by Lumet. The script does come undone a little before the end but works well nonetheless.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★½

    Shaffer Conservatory Of Music is not only the best music school in New York...but it's the best in America.

    Student Miles Teller - newly arrived - not only wants to succeed but wants to become one of the all-time great jazz drummers. He gets his opportunity when he's personally auditioned by teacher J K Simmons and invited to join the school's flagship jazz orchestra. Getting in was hard - staying in the orchestra proves to be almost impossible. Simmons is…