REVIEW: Street Fighter (1994)

'You come here prepared to fight a madman,' says the evil General M. Bison, 'and instead you found a god!' Well, not a god exactly. What Colonel Guile (Jean-Claude Van Damme) does find is one of the most blindingly and hilariously awful feature films of living memory. Released in 1994, Steven E. De Souza's action ...

REVIEW: Number One (2017)

Emmanuelle Blachey (Emmanuelle Devos) sits on the board of directors of a major French energy corporation. She is approached by an influential feminist lobby group, who ask her to campaign to become the CEO of France's largest water company. It would make her the first female CEO of a top 40 French corporation, but a ...

REVIEW: Amadeus (1984)

The composer Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) confesses to murdering Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce) and, in penance, attempts to cut his own throat. Confined to a mental asylum, he recounts the story of his rivalry with Mozart to a visiting priest (Richard Frank). Peter Shaffer's 1979 play Amadeus fictionalised both the life of Mozart and his ...

REVIEW: Shaft (2000)

When NYPD Detective John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson) investigates the killing of Trey Howard (Mekhi Phifer) by the rich, racist socialite Walter White Jr (Christian Bale), his case is torpedoed when the sole witness is intimidated into going into hiding. A furious Shaft quits the police force to bring White - now allied with Dominican ...

REVIEW: Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (2017)

With her husband dead and prepared for burial in her front room, Marlina (Marsha Timothy) finds her home invaded by a group of strange men. As she has not yet paid for the last funeral she required, they have come to steal her livestock and to rape her. It is a stark and troubling opening, but it ...

REVIEW: Sudden Death (1995)

French-Canadian firefighter Darren McCord (Jean-Claude Van Damme) has retired from his career following a traumatic experience, and now works as a fire marshal for the Pittsburg Civic Arena. When the Stanley Cup Final is invaded by a group of criminals, and the Vice-President (Raymond J. Barry) held hostage by former CIA operative Joshua Foss (Powers ...

REVIEW: Lady Bird (2017)

Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is a senior high schooler living in Sacramento, California. She longs to live in a cultural hot spot like New York instead, but her average grades and family's financial situation makes studying college on the East Coast extremely unlikely. Over her final year of high school she experiences love and sex, ...

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