Tag Archives: Crime Drama

Review – Good Time

Good Time is a 2017 gritty crime drama starring Robert Pattison, and directed by Ben and Josh Safdie . It was written by Josh Safdie and Ronald Bronstein. The Safdie brothers have worked on a number of other independent films such as Heaven Knows What, Lenny Cooke, and Daddy Longlegs. The film follows Connie Nikas’ one evening after he and

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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 – Fargo

For the 6th day in the Alphabet challenge, we’re off to Minneapolis, Minnesota for the film 1996 film ‘Fargo’. Directed and written by the Coen brothers, this classic comedy / drama / thriller film is the tale of a a kidnapping and subsequent events that spiral out of control. It went on to ¬†reap a number of awards including 2

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Review – Sicario

Sicario is a 2014 thriller by director Denis Villeneuve. Emily Blunt plays agent Kate Macer, an FBI agent who early in the film raids a house with her team to find a number of bodies hidden in the wall cavities. As the film unfurls, she volunteers to a joint agency task force which is aimed at getting to the men

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