A remarkably lucid and targeted vision that cuts through the haze like a sniper’s bullet soars over an opium field.
To think that Cooper writes, produces, stars, directs, composes much of the music and sings his own material is astonishing – this is the genesis of a multi-talented artist to rival the likes of Welles, Beatty, Eastwood and Chaplin.
Shane Black’s shot at revamping the Predator franchise is a mess of offbeat comedy, thrills and spills that succeeds at hunting down and killing its audience.
With a riveting performance by Welles in the title role, some wonderfully dark photography and perfect pacing, Othello is a genuine classic.
Orson Welles followed up Citizen Kane with another impossibly fresh masterwork. Even with studio interference, The Magnificent Ambersons shines brightly.
A Simple Favour starts as a sleek, twisty thriller before revealing an increasingly dark heart – a tricky balancing act that fizzles in and out. Director Paul Feig is probably best known for his string of Melissa McCarthy comedies including Bridesmaids (2011), The Heat (2013), Spy (2015), and Ghostbusters (2016) so he might not be…