In his most mature work to date, writer, director and modern exploitation savant S. Craig Zahler crafts a meticulously sprawling crime thriller with Dragged Across Concrete, a 158-minute homage to the gritty cop dramas of yore.
Bog-standard, straight-to-video horror movies were a dime a dozen in the ’90s, and while Kolobos may unfairly be lumped into that category, there’s enough creativity here to set it apart from the rest.
Set within the seedy porno sets and neon-soaked discotheques of Paris in the late 1970s, Yann Gonzalez crafts a stylish, nasty giallo with Knife+Heart, which, despite overstaying its welcome, is a fascinating mystery-thriller that oozes with gorgeous visuals and a heaping pile of camp.
So, you want to see Marvel’s next buzzworthy action spectacle, Captain Marvel, but when you look at the listings, it’s a labyrinth of versions. The standard 2D version or perhaps the Real D 3D version? Or how about IMAX? But there
While the film is occasionally on the nose (Saenz’s name is often said similar to the word science, which feels too cute by half), it is an engrossing piece of cinema with a wonderful lead performance at its heart.