John Wick: Keanu, the middle-aged action hero?

The golden rule of movies is: do what you like to people but, whatever you do, don’t hurt any animals. Well that goes out the window in this latest action tale of revenge starring Keanu Reeves as legendary retired hitman John Wick. Near the start of the movie he has a run-in with a hapless… Continue reading John Wick: Keanu, the middle-aged action hero?

Penny Dreadful: first episode review

Modern TV shows, they have to begin with a bang these days. Well, to be fair, old ones did too, yet new ones tend to come with an A-list cast of actors, as well as an acclaimed director and screenwriter. Penny Dreadful is no exception. The man who put pen to paper, John Logan, is… Continue reading Penny Dreadful: first episode review

Homeland season 2: First episode review

With anticipation I settled down the other night to watch the first episode of season 2 of Homeland. From the first episode of its original season I was an instant fan. To be honest I was sold on the concept before I even saw the show. It’s clear why, in today’s cut-throat world of US… Continue reading Homeland season 2: First episode review