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Safe House

Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) mans a secret safe house/interrogation chamber for the CIA. His life both professionally and personally is about as buoyant as an anchor dragging along the sea bed. One day, the notorious bad egg Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) is brought to the safe house for interrogation and water boarding. Some “terrorists” arrive, Click here to read more…

Posted in 2012 | Leave a comment

Drive

Ryan Gosling plays a stuntman and getaway driver who falls for his neighbour Irene (played by Brit Actress Carey Mulligan), whose husband is in prison. On his release, the husband has a hangover of trouble and debt, which Goslings character (who is only ever known as “The Driver”) attempts to help him out of, by Click here to read more…

Posted in 2011, BAFTA's 2012, Oscar's 2012 | Leave a comment

The Tourist

It beggars belief that I am writing this review after wasting 1 1/2 hours of my precious time on this film, but I feel it is my responsibility as a reviewer to save others from similarly wasting valuable paint drying time. On the surface it looks vaguely promising. Elise (Jolie) after receiving a mysterious note Click here to read more…

Posted in 2010, DVD | Leave a comment

The Adjustment Bureau

“Wow” I thought. Matt Damon, he of a Bourne Identity with Emily Blunt, English actress (wave flag) of Devil Wears Prada (I preferred “Sunshine Cleaning”) fame – in a SciFi adventure where men with hats and shades secretly rule our lives, a bit like the CIA and FBI do! Oooookaaay. Hang on, they don’t rule Click here to read more…

Posted in 2011, DVD | Leave a comment