Mindhunter: season one review

MINDHUNTER

This show, about how the FBI came to profile and understand serial killers, has been on David Fincher’s radar for quite some time in various guises and, such is the way these days, has languished a bit in development hell until Netflix picked it up. Which is actually the perfect place for it.  Now for… Continue reading Mindhunter: season one review

Informer!

She flips when she hears your secrets. Demoted to the FBI, you now spend your day peddling lies. Calculating, she looks at you as she plots your demise. Sizing you up for termination. She’s wise to your cries for special consideration. But it didn’t start here. This is the end of the tale. It began… Continue reading Informer!

American Hustle: another stone cold zinger from David O. Russell?

Big hair, big actors, big performances and small dresses. That’s what you get from this latest offering by writer-director David O. Russell – the man behind award winning films, Silver Linings Playbook and The Fighter. Set in the ’70s and loosely following the FBI Abscam operation, we start with our main character, conman Irving Rosenfeld… Continue reading American Hustle: another stone cold zinger from David O. Russell?

The Wolf of Wall Street: Scorsese and DiCaprio take greed is good to another level

Head to a bar. Order a shot of tequila. Chuck some tabasco in it, some pepper, maybe some lighter fluid. Open one eye wide and shoot the shot straight into your eyeball. The experience you’ll have is nothing like watching this film, but it’s the best I can do and gets you in the right… Continue reading The Wolf of Wall Street: Scorsese and DiCaprio take greed is good to another level