The Highwaymen

The Highwaymen is the Bonnie and Clyde story told from the perspective of the two ex Texas Rangers who were hired to end the outlaws reign of terror. Despite Governor “Ma” Ferguson’s (Kathy Bates) dislike for the disbanded Rangers she relents to requests to hire the men after yet another slew of murders. Frank Hamer … Continue reading The Highwaymen

Extraction

Mercenary Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of an Indian crime boss who is being held by a rival Bangladeshi kingpin. Extraction feels like a throwback to the glorious over the top 1980’s action hero films that Arnold Schwarzenegger was famous for. The most obvious example being Commando. Our hero … Continue reading Extraction

Onward

As Ian (Tom Holland) turns sixteen he is missing the father he never really knew more than ever. When his mother Laurel (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) produces a present for Ian and his older brother Barley (Chris Pratt) that their father left for them when they were both sixteen or older it sends them on a magical … Continue reading Onward

Downhill

During a family holiday Billie (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and Pete (Will Ferrell) are faced with the sight of an avalanche coming toward them and their children. Pete’s act of self preservation over the safety of his family results in them both reevaluating their relationship. Downhill is an American remake of Ruben Östlund’s 2014 film Force Majeure, … Continue reading Downhill

Dark Waters

Dark Water is based on the true story of how corporate defence attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) sued the DuPont chemical company over the poisoning of thousands of people through the manufacturing of Teflon. Following Bilott over the course of years of investigation and court motions the film portrays a jaw dropping story of cover … Continue reading Dark Waters