Tag Archives: John Hillcoat

One to Watch – February 19th 2016

This week’s One to Watch in Irish cinemas is one of two movies starring Casey Affleck. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Triple 9

After pulling off a bank heist for the Russian mafia, crooks Russell (Norman Reedus), Gabe (Aaron Paul) and corrupt cops Michael (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Marcus (Anthony Mackie) and Rodriguez (Clifton Collins Jr.) are forced to do one more job for Irina (Kate Winslet), in order to pay off their debt to her. The trouble is that new cop Chris (Casey Affleck) has his suspicions, and this new job will take longer to pull off, so the crew decide to buy themselves some time by staging a Triple Nine – killing a police officer. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Lawless

In Prohibition era America, the Bondurant brothers were the main moonshiners in Virginia. When Charlie Rakes (Guy Pearce) – a ruthless law enforcement official – rolls into town, he threatens their privileged position and their livelihoods. Continue reading

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