Tag Archives: Alphabet Challenge

Review – Pulp Fiction

‘P’ in the Alphabet Challenge (Alphabet Challenge) takes us to the 1994 Quentin Tarantino masterpiece crime epic ‘Pulp Fiction’. This 154 minute classic tale of gangsters in some unexpected situations, was Tarantino’s second directorial effort after 1992’s low budget independent ‘Reservoir Dogs’. For this one, he was operating with a bigger budget, a broader cast, but more importantly the cinema

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Review – Nebraska

Continuing our run in the Alphabet Challenge (Alphabet Challenge), we’re upto ‘N’ and for this, we’re heading to ‘Nebraska’. This 2013 drama remains the most recent film by director Alexander Payne (The Descendants, Sideways). It stars oscar nominated actor Bruce Dern (he’ll always be Freeman Lowell from 1972’s ‘Silent Running’ to me), as Woody Grant, an aged alcoholic  retiree who

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Review – Miller’s Crossing

For the 13th day of the Alphabet Challenge (https://filmgeeky.com/2016/01/31/the-february-alphabet-challenge/) we’re off to ‘M’ and more specifically ‘Miller’s Crossing’, the second film by the Coen brothers in the challenge so far. The film is very much in the tradition of film noir. It’s the 1930’s and our anti-hero is Irish Tom Reagan (played by Gabriel Byrne). Reagon works for a local gangster

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