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Sleepless (2017)

A lean, relentlessly paced barrage of woozy getaways and brutal brawls, Sleepless Night is a gritty French thriller following a complex action hero whose toughness barely masks his exhaustion and desperation. This cliche riddled American…

August: Osage County (2013)

Directed by John Wells, and based on a play by Tracy Letts (who also wrote the screenplay for this adaptation), August: Osage County is a showcase for actors, and don't some of them like to remind you of that fact. There's some good stuff…

Struck By Lightning (2012)

Chris Colfer plays Carson Philips, a young man first introduced to the audience just moments before he is struck by a lightning bolt that kills him. We may already know how things will end for Carson, but that doesn't stop everyone getting…

The Grey (2011)

Joe Carnahan is, to me, one of the best directors working today. I LOVED Narc, loved Smokin' Aces and had a blast with The A-Team. I've not seen his entire filmography but since I discovered his directorial talent he's been three for three…

Abduction (2011)

When young Nathan (Taylor Lautner) finds a photo of his younger self on a website listing missing children he finds his world turned upside down and sets out to find out the truth. Who are the people (Jason Isaacs and Maria Bello)…

The Grey (2012)

Into the maw of desperation Joe Carnahan likes to make movies that never let up. He had fun with Smokin' Aces and the A Team remake. Now he's really serious again as he was in his soulful, grim debut feature, Narc. Narc was a bad cop…