Tag Archives: Mel Gibson

Cinema Review – Hacksaw Ridge

Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) enlists into the army during World War II, even though he is, as he says, a “conscientious collaborator”. Doss will not pick up a weapon during his training, which almost gets him court marshalled, but when he is stationed to the Battle of Okinawa as a medic, his tenacity and strength mean that he accomplishes something truly incredible, and becomes the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honour. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Blood Father

Living a clean and sober life since he got out of prison John Link (Mel Gibson) works as a tattoo artist and is trying to keep his head down. Link’s daughter has ben missing for three years, after she walked away from her mother’s home with no warning, so when she contacts Link out of the blue, he knows this is going to be trouble. He just doesn’t realise how much. Soon, Link finds himself in serious violation of his parole as he fights to save his daughter from drug dealers and thieves who are out to kill her. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Expendables 3


This time out, ‘the Expendables’ have their biggest fight yet on their hands; the co-founder of the team – Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson) – has become a ruthless arms dealer who has sworn to take down the team he helped to create. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Driver (Mel Gibson), a career criminal crashes through the border between the US and Mexico while on the run from the police. He is sent to El Pueblito, a tough Tijuana prison, where he makes friends with a 10 year old boy in order to survive. Continue reading

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