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”
There are tons and tons of disturbing horror movies out there. I’ve seen plenty of them, but the titles on this list are some of my favourites. Not saying these are the most extreme, the most hardcore, I’m not touting these as the most disturbing horror movies you can watch. Simply, I think these areContinue reading “Disturbing Horror for Halloween Season”
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”
Gerard Johnson examines a Dennis Nilsen-ish monster who is, sadly, all too human.