Drive Angry

May 31, 2011

Continuing his string of paycheck movies, Drive Angry (2011) is actually closer to the gonzo Nicolas Cage of old than the diluted actor we’ve come to expect in films like Next (2007) and Knowing (2009). With Drive Angry, he’s made a full-on, balls-out... 

Ladder 49

October 22, 2005

The fact that Ladder 49 (2004) celebrates firefighters is admirable in and of itself but it unfortunately portrays them in such a simplistic way that Ron Howard’s Backdraft (1991) seems like the epitome of moral complexity by comparison. You know you’re... 

Wes Craven’s Don’t Look Down

June 3, 2005

The name Wes Craven should conjure up many favourable images for horror fans, as he’s been dubbed ‘the master of the horror genre’. Unfortunately the tag ‘Wes Craven presents….’ doesn’t exactly to the same thing,...