Tag Archives: crime

The Defiant Ones

This summer, you might have already seen two very different people, chained together, forced to co-operate in order to escape their captivity. They even climbed out of a mud-pit; if you weren’t thinking about The Defiant Ones (about two chain-gang prisoners, one white and one

The Grifters

101 films co-produced a new making-of documentary for Stephen Frears’ The Grifters. In which, a producer states that Martin Scorsese believed Jim Thompson’s novel of the same name was among the best crime novels that hadn’t been adapted and so sought to amend that fact.

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Yakuza 6 The Song of Life

A Conversation About Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

The Yakuza franchise has evolved from a humble game that filled the void left by Shenmue into one of the biggest cult successes in video games, and with a number of titles in the series and lots of things to do in each game, it’s

New World

Crime movies are a captivating microcosm, there are vast differences to be found depending on where in the world a specific title was made. When you go further afield than American and British there are big differences too be found. Hong Kong Crime Movies saw

Doberman Cop

Once upon a time, it was instantly apparent when a film was based on a comic or graphic novel as those films concerned themselves with the super-powered and the otherworldly, then around the mid-1990s there was a paradigm shift and the nature of these titles

The Geek Show - On The Box

On The Box 76 – Superheroes of Eurovision

Our nerves are shaken and our brains are rattled with fake news, Runaways, Inhumans, sexy remakes of religious dramas, musicals, training camps and Great Balls of Fire – the new WWE pay-per-view. This week we’ve been watching Line of Duty, Lethal Weapon and Don’t Ask

The Geek Show - On The Box

On The Box 59 – 1990s Civil Rights Comedy

TV land is always a strange place to visit, and this week’s souvenirs include “accidental” racism in Fireman Sam and a sitcom based on the lyrics of Biggie Smalls. This week we’ve been watching Robot Wars, Billions, and The Living & The Dead. Tune in

The Clan

Following his stint in the Spanish-language anthology film, 7 Days in Havana which was undertaken by several filmmakers and actors from golden boy, Benicio del Toro to Emir Kusturica. Pablo Trapero returns to the director’s chair with a kaboom in The Clan, Argentina’s entry for