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Michelle Monaghan

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…

Pixels (2015)

In animated 80s video game form, the entire plot of Pixels plays out over the end credits. It serves as both handy summary and blunt demonstration that the previous two hours were largely redundant. This is high-concept cinema that fumbles…

Source Code (2011)

Duncan Jones’ follow-up to his impressive directorial debut Moon (2009) is another claustrophobic sci-fi with an air of mystery. Source Code throws us right into the action without any explanation, as we see Jake Gyllenhaal’s character…

Source Code (2011)

Once more back into the breach... Duncan Jones, the son of David Bowie and known as a child as Zowie, might well understand the surreal. His first film, Moon (2009), starring Sam Rockwell, was an intriguing sci-fi-exploration of alienation…

Source Code (2011)

WARNING. DO NOT READ ON IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY SEEN SOURCE CODE. SPOLIERS-ARAMA. By its very nature, Science-Fiction films are open to personal interpretation and don't need to be grounded in reality. If we start watching SF films like…

Source Code (2011)

After the surprise success of his meditative sci-fi winner Moon two years ago, it was tough to deduce where Duncan Jones would next apply his directorial skills. With his follow-up Source Code , Jones has opted to stay true to his original…

Source Code (2011)

I really enjoyed Duncan Jones’ feature debut, the low budget, high concept sci-fi Moon. Perhaps a little too much, as I raved about it so much that I think some of my friends suspected me and Mr Jones had a thing going on (sorry). So when…