The first teaser for Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has dropped, revealing nothing but also a whole lot.
Tag: Crime Films
Karyn Kusama’s film Destroyer highlights an ongoing trend of Australian actors working in Hollywood that are unable to disguise their accents (see 2018’s Mary Queen of Scots and anything Sam Worthington).
Any film which opens with ‘Based on a true story’ incites a desire to know just how true to life the plot is. Director James Marsh attempts to keep King of Thieves as verbatim as possible and you can be assured that there is little glamorizing of this story. The crooks in this film, led by Michael Caine, are surprisingly vicious and callous with a good deal of incontinence thrown in.
Single location films aren’t easy to pull off and on the rare occasion when done right (like in 2010’s Buried) they can be quite engaging and fast-paced. The Danish-set The Guilty, without a doubt, falls into the engaging category, but not only does it keep our adrenaline pumping, it unfolds layer upon layer with a situation you don’t see coming and will leave you assessing what our protagonist (and the audience) has had to deal with after the final credits roll.
The director of Bone Tomahawk (2015) and Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) is back with the latest addition to his violent crime-film trilogy, Dragged Across Concrete.
In the better part of a year now Netflix hasn’t seemed to shy away from exclusively bringing the blockbuster cinematic experience normally reserved for the movie theatre to the small screen, and here with the upcoming action film, Triple Frontier, it seems as though the trend is well and truly continuing.
Shaft the original (Richard Roundtree), the new (Samuel L. Jackson), and the junior (Jessie T. Usher) all feature in the upcoming Shaft feature film from Warner Bros.
Two years after winning Best Picture at the Oscars for Moonlight (2016), director Barry Jenkins follows up with his slightly inferior, but nonetheless strong feature If Beale Street Could Talk.
Olivia Wilde plays a vigilante taking the law into her own hands to avenge domestic-abuse victims in this upcoming indie action-thriller.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile is the new film from Joe Berlinger about America’s most notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, played by Zac Efron.
I left the screening of The Mule Googling “how old is Clint Eastwood?” (88) and “is Clint Eastwood a good actor or have we all been duped?” (undecided).
Matteo Garrone, director of the popular Italian crime film Gomorrah (2008) is back with another intriguing thriller in the upcoming Dogman.
Mads Mikkelsen and Vanessa Hudgens star in the upcoming action-packed Netflix Original crime film Polar.
Channelling his inner Michael Mann, director Steve McQueen’s latest, Widows, is the best heist crime-drama since Mann’s seminal 1995 film, Heat.