Tag Archives: Kidnapping

Review – Pain and Gain

Pain and Gain is a pointless, charmless, crime-comedy-drama that stars Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson, as two body builders that find themselves into a world of crime as they aggressively pursue a better lives for themselves. Set in Florida, in 1995, and based on what (as the film itself says ‘sadly’) is a true story, the film is directed by

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Review- Room

Fast on the heels of lead actress Bree Larson’s win as best actress in the recent Oscars¬†we now turn our focus to the 2015 film Room which earned her that award. The film is directed by Lenny Abrahamson, whose most notable previous work was the 2014 Frank starring Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson. Based on the 2010 novel of the

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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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