Tag: film

REVIEW: Bridge of Spies (2015)

New York, 1957. Rudolph Abel (Mark Rylance) is arrested and charged with being a Soviet agent. To ensure he receives a fair trial, career attorney James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is persuaded to represent Abel in court. When an American reconnaissance pilot is later shot down over Soviet territory, Donovan is tasked with travelling to ...

REVIEW: Hellraiser (1987)

Decadent thrill-seeker Frank Cotton (Sean Chapman) acquires a strange puzzle box, and upon opening it is swept away to another dimension. Months later Frank's estranged brother Larry (Andrew Robinson) moves into the family home. Frank, however, has returned - and needs the help of Larry's wife Julia (Clare Higgins) to escape the demons that pursue ...

REVIEW: First Blood (1982)

Vietnam veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) is passing through the Washington state town of Hope when he is picked up and harassed by local sheriff Will Teasle (Brian Dennehy). Refusing to back down at Teasle's threats, he finds himself arrested for vagrancy and resisting arrest. When Teasle's deputies further intimidate and assault him, Rambo snaps ...

REVIEW: Two Way Stretch (1960)

"Dodger" Lane (Peter Sellers) is a convicted robber days away from his prison release, along with his fellow criminals "Jelly" (David Lodge) and Lennie (Bernard Cribbins). When an old criminal associate leaks Dodger the opportunity for a million-pound take, he can't resist taking up the opportunity. So long as he can break out of prison, ...

REVIEW: Rambo (2008)

Troubled Vietnam War veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) lives a reclusive life in rural Thailand when he is approached by a group of Christian missionaries. They want passage up-river to Myanmar, where they intend to provide medical assistance and prayer for the local Karen community. After reluctantly escorting them to the border, Rambo is forced ...