CAT STICKS portrays the lives of junkies in Kolkata— some of whom wish to escape their addiction, some of whom are caught in a perpetual cycle.
AMC’s Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 5: “Breakage” Directed by Johan Renck Written by Moira Walley-Beckett * For a review of the previous episode, “Down” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Peekaboo” – click here We start on a couple men obviously crossing from Mexico over the U.S. border. TheyContinue reading “Breaking Bad – Season 2, Episode 5: “Breakage””
Dealer. 2014. Directed by Jean Luc Herbulot. Screenplay by Samy Baaroun & Herbulot. Starring Dan Bronchinson, Elsa Madeleine, Salem Kali, Bruno Henry, Hervé Babadi, Dimitri Storoge, Fatima Adoum, Didier Mérigou, Emmanuel Bonami and Franck Boss. Multipass Productions/Mad Films-Mi. Unrated. 75 minutes. Action/Crime/Thriller ★★★1/2 Ever since Nicolas Winding Refn brought the Copenhagen drugworld out in all itsContinue reading “Dealer’s Refn-Inspired Parisian Crime”
Hyena. 2014. Directed & Written by Gerard Johnson. Starring Peter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham, Neil Maskell, Elisa Lasowski, MyAnna Buring, Richard Dormer, Gordon Brown, Tony Pitts, Orli Shuka, Gjevat Kelmendi, Thomas Craig, Lorenzo Camporese, Shaban Arifi, Alfred Doda, and Mem Ferda. Film4/Number 9 Films. Unrated. 112 minutes. Crime/Drama ★★★★★ With the endorsement of Nicolas Winding RefnContinue reading “The Hypnotic Criminal Lure of Hyena”
Ever watch a documentary that pissed you off? Well, here’s another one.
The second sequel to Refn’s groundbreaking PUSHER is a bleak look at the end of the road for one Copenhagen druglord, as he juggles recovery, family, and business on a very special day for his daughter.
Refn’s sequel to his 1st PUSHER film is another bleak trip to Copenhagen’s underworld.
Refn’s debut, PUSHER, is a brutal, bleak piece of cinema.
TOAD ROAD is a haunting modern story of drug abuse.