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Guy Pearce

Brimstone (2016)

A western, with a woman at the heart of the story, is something we rarely see, but when we are graced with a rare gem it’s always the woman who is supposed to depict the helpless damsel in distress at the hand of sick, twisted single-minded…

VENICE 2015 – Equals (2015)

Why must the future always be such a drag? If not nuclear apocalypse, it seems we fear civilisation becoming a right wing nut jobs paranoid nightmare, full of supressed emotion, mindless collectivism and a penchant for blandly uniform…

Results (2015)

Squats and lifts. . . In his unique previous film Computer Chess Andrew Bujalski showed he was ready to branch out. He also produced a strange and wonderful cult classic. Well, this time he does something completely different: a romantic…

Breathe In (2013)

No. Just . . . . . . no. It was all feeling so right, so right, and then it all went so wrong. Breathe In is yet another movie about a mid-life crisis happening to an otherwise happy fella (Keith, played by Guy Pearce). To say it's all…

Iron Man 3 (2013)

For me, my favourite superheroes end up being The Big Three (Batman, Superman, Spider-Man) and then the rest get to fight for my attention at the level just below. I've always loved The Incredible Hulk, because I grew up with the TV show…

Iron Man 3 (2013)

It is strange to think that Iron Man was released only five years ago. The film set the stage for one of the most successful film franchises in recent years – not to mention help bring comic book films to another level. Five Marvel films…

Lawless (2012)

*** Warning 'ere be spoilers ***   Hard knocks in the backwoods Jessica Chastain, a striking redhead, fits well in movies of stark settings and strong inexpressible emotion, can we say? She burst on the scene last year, and was…