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0322 | Hyena

Is there a sub-genre with a reputation worse than the British gangster film at the moment? Granted the occasional gem appears once in a while but for longer than I care to remember an unhealthy percentage of releases have been of middling quality, go straight to the supermarket shelves and are (or look as though they are) riddled with clichés, many of which I’m sure you’ll be familiar with: shotgun-toting cockney geezers, scenes in strip clubs, Eastern European criminals, corrupt police officers (aka ‘bent coppers’) and young, up-and-coming protagonists are usually the order of the day, and if you’re really unlucky you might catch a film containing all of the above  747 more words


Jenny and Nick - Dates

DATESThursday July 9th at 9:30pm on CW50 – JENNY MEETS NICK — Jenny (Sheridan Smith), a schoolteacher, sets out to meet her first internet date after recently ending a disastrous relationship.  48 more words


Hyena (2015)

If you’re a cop, and you’re corrupt, chances are, it’s not going to work out for you.

London cop Michael (Peter Ferdinando) seems to be living the high life. 1,080 more words


First Look: HYENA

Michael (Peter Ferdinando) is a ruthless undercover coptargeting London’s most violent drug traffickers. He and his team aren’t above taking their cut from the criminals they’re charged with taking on —but when he’s threatened with exposure, he’s forced to rapidly shift his loyalties and sell out his allies in order to stay alive. 35 more words

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Watch: Hyena - Mark Kermode Review

Mark Kermode reviews Gerard Johnson’s British crime drama – Hyena. It stars Peter Ferdinando (300: Rise Of An Empire, Starred Up), Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire) and Neil Maskell (Utopia).

Movie Reviews



Open Windows is an interesting and sometimes, effective thriller written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo who also wrote and directed the clever 2007  814 more words