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Sundance 2024 Review: Kidnapping Inc. – “embraces the satirical craziness of the concept”

Posted by on Jan 27, 2024 in action, All, comedy, drama, Film, Headline, indie, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

A botched abduction for hire places hapless criminals and buddies Doc and Zoe in the middle of a conspiracy that threatens the...

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Robert Downey Jr. and Shane Black will team up once more for a new Parker movie

Posted by on Feb 22, 2022 in action, All, Books, drama, Film, News, thriller | 0 comments

Robert Downey Jr. and Shane Black worked together on Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Iron Man 3. They will team up again for a new film based on...

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Review: The Predator – “Soulless and so uninspired”

Posted by on Sep 14, 2018 in action, All, Film, Headline, Reviews, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

Normally in the LFF canteen, we’re fighting over who gets to review what.  “Can I go to Venice, this time Phil?”, that kind of thing. With...

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Midnight Madness, Documentaries & Short Films at TIFF 2018

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in action, All, animated, biopic, comedy, documentary, drama, fantasy, Film, horror, indie, News, sci-fi, short film, thriller | 0 comments

Two Hollywood franchises getting reimaged by Shane Black and David Gordon Green will screen as part of the Midnight Madness programme at...

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Shane Black and Fred Dekker are working on a reboot of The Avengers….No, not that one!

Posted by on Jan 13, 2018 in action, All, comedy, Film, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

One of the reasons why the Marvel’s The Avengers movie was called Avengers Assemble in the UK was because of The Avengers –...

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Edward James Olmos talks about The Predator – “It’s really funny, and yet deadly”

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in action, All, comedy, Film, News, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

Shane Black (Predator) wrote and directed The Predator. The new film stars Sterling K. Brown(“American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J....

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Blu-ray Review: The Nice Guys – “A flighty and fighty, zippy bit of wit”

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016 in action, All, comedy, DVD/Blu-ray, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Released on DVD, Blu-Ray and all digital platforms on the 26th of September, The Nice Guys is written and directed by Shane Black (Iron...

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Video Essay: Movie Violence Done Right

Posted by on Sep 17, 2016 in action, All, drama, Film, News, thriller, Video Essay | 0 comments

The Nerd Writer takes a look at violence used in movies and in particular how Shane Black uses it in films such as Lethal Weapon, The Nice...

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Review: The Nice Guys – “A great way to spend two hours”

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in action, All, comedy, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Shane Black’s gift, first and foremost, is as a writer, and in his latest cinematic venture it really shows. His irreverent wit,...

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Review: The Nice Guys – “Satisfyingly old school”

Posted by on Jun 12, 2016 in action, All, comedy, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

I can’t say I know too much about living in the 70s, having not been born and all, but thanks to films and television I know it primarily...

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