Tag Archives: Woody Harrelson

Triple 9 review — Guns and guts in peach tree country

Directed by John Hillcoat | Written by Matt Cook | 115 min | ▲▲▲△△ Australian director Hillcoat is a deliverer of masculine, violent genre tales such as The Proposition and Lawless. While he's not colluding with his partner-in-crime Nick Cave this time out, this picture isn't much of a departure in a story of (mostly) bad men. If anything the… Read More

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire review

Directed by Francis LawrenceWritten by Simon Beaufoy and Michael Ardnt, from the novel by Suzanne CollinsOne of those rare sequels that genuinely extends the territory claimed in the original, Catching Fire has just a touch of The Empire Strikes Back about it, which is a compliment in almost every way but one: as the middle… Read More