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Proposing The Proposition

When excitedly discussing great movies with people, I inevitably find myself saying “You have to watch The Proposition. It is excellent” (at which point most confuse it with… 335 more words


Tag team review: Ghosts ... of the Civil Dead (1988)

Director: John Hillcoat

Stars: David Field, Mike Bishop, Chris DeRose, Kevin Mackey, Dave Mason, Nick Cave, Bogdan Koca, Freddo Dierck, Vincent Gil, Tony Clark

Second viewing, via DVD… 4,816 more words

Triple 9 2016

John Hillcoat is a skilled but sometimes overtly pretentious director (The Proposition, Lawless) who really needed a good B script to reign him in. Matt Cook’s Triple 9 gives him exactly that, a pared-down noir thriller which sets cops and robbers against each other in downtown Atlanta. 77 more words


The Road (2009)

In an Earth devastated by nuclear war, a father and son travel to the coast to find respite from the seemingly never-ending horrors to which they are witness. 152 more words


The Road (2009)

The Man: Do you ever wish you would die?
Old Man: No. It’s foolish to ask for luxuries in times like these.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen as the Man, Charlize Theron as the Woman, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Boy, Guy Pearce as the Veteran and Robert Duvall as the Old Man, dir. 17 more words


The Proposition (2005)

A western set in the Australian outback, the proposition in question is made by Ray Winstone, a local police captain intent on civilising the unkempt wilderness. 154 more words


UK release date: 19/02/16

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Triple 9 shows a gang of criminals, and some dishonest police officers, trying to achieve their biggest heist yet. 66 more words