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Hunger (review)

It’s a hard, harsh film, a triumph of the new realism that is transforming British film at the moment…

trailer break: ‘Hunger’

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… I’m not sure this is, strictly speaking, a trailer: it seems to be more a kind of promo reel, which isn’t quite the same thing, and it seems to cut off just before the end. But it’s worth checking out because it’s so striking. There’s not … more…

Ronin (review)

What a difference it makes to a movie when it’s real actors — as opposed to, say, studio executives’ personal trainers — blowing things up. The Fugitive stood out in the action movie genre by drawing its energy from the intense performances from both Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones (Oscar winner for a popcorn flick!). And now Ronin shows just how smart car chases and gunfights can be when thinking actors are the ones behind the wheel and behind the trigger.