While not a fan of pompous and theatrical medieval dramas, Excalibur does admittedly a terrific job with its captivating characters and immersive storytelling.
By today’s homicide movie standards the plot here is leaky and almost non-existent at the times – but Night Game still makes for a very passable action movie for that lazy sunday night.
From desperate infatuations to hilarious misunderstandings, Secret Admirer is a teen movie not to be judged by its weak covers, for it does almost everything else perfectly right!
A vietnam vet goes for a cold war espionage mission in Firefox, an unstimulating thriller shot in an uninspiring russian setting and lasting for a good 50 forced minutes too long.
A monster movie very much in the vein of Godzilla and King Kong, Q The Winged Serpent is an unique experience that succeeds to make the best out of its low budget and the shoddy manuscript.
Surprisingly, the biggest problem with Maximum Overdrive isn’t the direction by the author himself, but the tongue-in-cheek script that isn’t anywhere near Stephen King’s best works.
As a movie Brubaker is very much like it’s protagonist: Unapologetic, hardboiled and gutsy. And it belongs up there with the best prison films of all time.