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The Road (2009)

There is a man and there is a boy, they are travelling to the coast of America, its the end of the world and things aren’t looking good. 2,262 more words

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