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Adrien Brody

Dragon Blade (2015)

Tackling such a profound historical event that the majority of a Hollywood audience would be ignorant towards, Dragon Blade offers a big budget fantastical foray into the politics of family heritage and different civilisations crossing…

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

I'm not sure what Wes Anderson has planned after this movie, but I'll say this. It's hard to imagine him making a more Wes Anderson movie than this one. If you don't like Anderson's style and aesthetic then steer well clear of this movie.…

Detachment (2011)

Detachment is a movie about teachers and about weltschmertz. Specifically, it is a movie about temp teacher Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody), and his experience as a 30-days substitute teacher at at high school in a particularly troubled and…

Splice (2009)

Ever since making a name for himself with his feature debut, Cube (an excellent film, by the way), Vincenzo Natali has been someone of considerable interest to both fans of sci-fi and fans of interesting and unique films. Sadly, he's never…

Splice (2009)

Splice is an intriguing motion picture; an unusually thought provoking film designed to encourage questions alongside the shivers. The marketing makes the movie out to be a straightforward creature feature, in actual fact the property is…

Predators (2010)

Now out on blu-ray, and your chance to win it is here, I decided it was time to cast an infra-red beam over the latest film featuring one of the best beasties in modern cinema. Wisely ignoring the AvP franchise (that it has, apparently,…

Predators (2010)

In 1987 the hunt began. Predator is today recognised as one of the best sci-fi films ever committed to celluloid; an exhilarating combination of blood soaked extra-terrestrial carnage, macho action and gut wrenching tension. Along with…

Predators (2010)

If you know the first two Predator movies, not to mention the comics and the novels, then the trailer for Predators seemed a bit iffy. It seemed too much like the first movie. I gave it the benefit of the doubt, however (as I very often do,…